Myanmar - Temples of Bagan (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Temples of Bagan chapter from Lonely Planet’s Myanmar guide-book.

Marco Polo described Bagan as ‘one of the finest sights in the world’. Despite centuries of neglect, looting, erosion and regular earthquakes, not to mention questionable restoration, this temple-studded plain remains a remarkably impressive and unforgettable vision.

  • marvel at the perfectly proportioned Ananda Pahto, which houses four giant buddhas carved from teak
  • maps
  • speculate on what lies inside the bricked-up inner sanctum of mysterious Dhammayangyi Pahto
  • transport
  • watch a dramatic sunrise over the surrounding expanse of ancient temples of Shwesandaw Paya
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Best Temple Murals, Best Sunset Spots, The Temples, Old Bagan, North Plain, Central Plain, Myinkaba Area, New Bagan Area, South Plain, Nyaung U Area.

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