15+ photos reveal the beauty of Bagan, Myanmar

Despite the fact that tourism has not yet fully grown, many visitors enjoy Bagan due to its unbiased, open-hearted indigenous inhabitants and the space rich in tradition.

Photo by Thang Le
Photo by Thang Le

Bagan is well-known as one of Myanmar’s most beautiful sights (Burma). Previously known as Pagan, this location was the capital of the same-named kingdom, which lasted from the 9th through 13th centuries AD.

Photo by Thang Le
Photo by Thang Le

Tourists can travel to Bagan by bus or plane. This city is 600km from Yangon (the biggest city in Burma) and 800km from Mandalay (the second biggest city in Burma).

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Photo by Thang Le

Bagan has around 13,000 temples, pagodas, stupas, and towers that were erected from the 11th to the end of the 13th century and cover an area of 104 km2.

Photo by Thang Le
Photo by Thang Le

These pagodas and stupas, which were built during the heyday, marked the beginning of Myanmar’s new Buddhist tradition. Bagan now boasts around 2,500 such pagodas and stupas.

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Photo by Thang Le

These constructions nearly did not use cement but still have guaranteed solid structure.

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Photo by Thang Le

Tourists in Bagan may select from a variety of forms of transportation, including horse-carts, oxcarts, bicycles, and even electric bicycles.

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Photo by Thang Le

The greatest unique experience in Bagan is a hot air balloon ride over the city. Early in the morning, travelers would fly for many hours to visit temples and pagodas. A foreign business has invested in this sort of tourism in Burma.

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Photo by Thang Le

Bagan’s weather is often hot and sunny. However, it is chilly in January and February, so visitors should pack appropriate clothing to be healthy.

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Photo by Thang Le

As a significant part in Myanmar, Burmese people are really gentle and lovable.

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Photo by Thang Le

Bagan is a popular tourist destination in Myanmar because of its tranquility, simplicity, and austere beauty.

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Photo by Thang Le

The New Bagan area has numerous extremely unique lacquer villages, where produce artistic craft products.

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Photo by Thang Le

Bagan is home to spectacular and gigantic architectural wonders dating back two centuries, similar to the ensembles of Angkor Wat (Cambodia) and Borobodur temple (in central Java, Indonesia).

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Photo by Thang Le

With a journey lasting 2-3 days in Bagan, the minimum cost is about 100 USD (inclusive of meals, accommodation and transport).

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Photo by Thang Le

Regarding salesmen, tourists can carry and observe items for an extended period of time, snap photographs for an extended period of time, then return and depart, yet they remain warm and smiling.

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Despite the fact that tourism has not yet fully grown, many visitors enjoy Bagan due to its unbiased, open-hearted indigenous inhabitants and the space rich in tradition.

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