In the year 1902, a museum was constructed on the north of Ananda Temple by Mr.Taw Sein Kho. He was the Superintendent of the former Epigraphic Office / Department of Archaeology of National Museum and Library. The museum was eventually opened for public in the year 1904. This small museum was characterized by unsystematic displays.
In 1979, towards the south of Gawdawpalin Temple within old Bagan, a modern museum was constructed. This complex of buildings and octagonal looking structure displayed ancient objects.... read more
Reckoned as a Buddhist temple, Manuha Temple was constructed in Myinkaba, situated near Bagan. It was constructed by a captive Mon King Manuha in the year 1067, according to King Manuha's inscriptions. The temple is expounded as a rectangular shaped building having two storeys. The building comprises of three images of Buddha seated and entering Nirvana. The temple is counted as one of the oldest temple in Bagan.
If one turns back the pages of history, it can be traced that Makuta, ex-king of Mon from Thatön mig... read more
A Buddhist temple, The Shwezigon Pagoda or Shwezigon Paya is situated in Nyaung-U, a town close to Bagan, in Burma (Myanmar). The temple can be reckoned as a prototype of Burmese stupas. It comprises of gold leaf-gilded circular stupa. It is encompassed by small shrines and temples. The construction work of Shwezigon Pagoda started during King Anawrahta’s reign. The work got finished during reign of King Kyansittha of the Pagan Dynasty in 1102 AD. Placed in a bone and tooth of Lord Buddha, the pagoda looks ve... read more
Bupaya Pagoda is a distinguished pagoda situated in Bagan in Myanmar. It is precisely located on the Ayeyarwady River’s right coast. The small pagoda is characterized by a bulbous shaped dome. Turning back the pages of the history, it can be found that the small pagoda was built by the third King of Pagan, Pyusawhti who reigned from the time span of 168 to 243 AD. There are thousands of old and new pagodas located in Pagan and Bupaya Pagoda is counted amongst the most distinguished shrines in the region.
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