Bagan, Myanmar Myanmar

Bagan, is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of 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. Temples, dozens of them, hundreds of them, beautiful, other-worldly silhouettes that were built by the kings of Bagan between 1057 and 1287, when their kingdom was swept away by earthquakes and Kublai Khan and his invading Mongols. Some 2,230 of an original 4,450 temples survive, a legacy of the Buddhist belief that to build a temple was to earn merit.

Bagan, Myanmar
Bagan, Myanmar
Bagan, Myanmar
Bagan, Myanmar
Bagan, Myanmar
Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan: Trip of a Lifetime

Bagan Temples – Burma (Myanmar)

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