Touring Bagan in Myanmar
Bagan in the region of Mandalay with its 300 citizens is located in Myanmar - some 128 mi or ( 206 km ) North-West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .
Time in Bagan is now 03:49 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Chittagong, Aizawl, Agartala, and Taungzin. Being here already, consider visiting Mae Hong Son . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Bagan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Bagan, Burma. One of the main tourist attractions of Burma, you can see temples everywhere you look. There are about 2000 temples in Bagan. ..
Ballonfahrt über Bagan Myanmar Burma
Videovortsetzung: www.youtube.com Leider ist bei den Aufnahmen ein Verwackeln nicht zu vermeiden, da sich mehrere Personen in dem Korb befinden, die sich alle bewegen. Meist muss man die Kamera mit au ..
Bagan certainly is one of the highlight of our trip to Myanmar! Visitors can explore the ancient city by car, foot, horse cart, ox cart, or hot air balloon. But the best way to get away from everyone ..
Aung San Suu Kyi Pilgrimage to Bagan
4-8 July 2011, Aung San Suu Kyi first trip outside Yangoon since her release... Fortunately, her pilgrimage to Bagan was safe... Photos from bbc burmese version : www.bbc.co.uk Musique from Aung Win G ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Bagan is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Burma (Myanmar). From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom's height between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.
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Thatbyinnyu Temple is a famous temple located in Bagan (formerly Pagan), built in the mid-12th century during the reign of King Alaungsithu. It is adjacent to Ananda Temple. Thatbyinnyu Temple is shaped like a cross, but is not symmetrical. The temple has two primary storeys, with the seated Buddha image located on the second storey.
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Dhammayangyi Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan, Myanmar. Largest of all the temples in Bagan, the Dhammayan as it is popularly known was built during the reign of King Narathu (1167-1170). Narathu, who came to the throne by assassinating his father Alaungsithu and his elder brother, presumably built this largest temple to atone for his sins. The Dhammayangyi is the widest temple in Bagan, and is built in a plan similar to that of Ananda Temple.
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The Ananda Temple, located in Bagan, Myanmar is a Buddhist temple built in 1105 AD during the reign (1084–1113) of King Kyanzittha of the Pagan Dynasty. It is one of four surviving temples in Bagan. The temple layout is in a cruciform with several terraces leading to a small pagoda at the top covered by an umbrella known as hti, which is the name of the umbrella or top ornament found in almost all pagodas in Myanmar.
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The Kingdom of Pagan (lit. "Pagan Period"; also commonly known as the Pagan Dynasty and the Pagan Empire) was the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern-day Burma (Myanmar). Pagan's 250-year rule over the Irrawaddy valley and its periphery laid the foundation for the ascent of Burmese language and culture, the spread of Burman ethnicity in Upper Burma, and the growth of Theravada Buddhism in Burma and in mainland Southeast Asia.
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