BAGAN MYANMAR: a Great Historical Site

November 26, 2017 - by : Fands Media  |  Asia  |  No Comments  |  120544 Views
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BAGAN MYANMARis located on banks of AYEYARWADY or IRRAWADDY River. This is home to densest and largest concentration of the pagodas, Buddhist temples, ruins, and STUPAS in world with a lot of dating from around 11th and also 12th centuries. Moreover, the construction and shape of each is significant highly in Buddhism. Each component of parts is taking valuable spiritual meanings. In accordance with his, this place is really suitable for those who want to know more about Buddhism.

Things to know when visit BAGAN MYANMAR

If you are first time visiting BAGAN MYANMAR, you have to know basically that the entire temples in this place are really considered as the sacred by BURMESE. In accordance with this, you have to dress in modestly. It means that you have to cover the shoulders and kneed. It is the dress code which is also shown on a lot of signs in front of the bigger temples. Unfortunately, this is frequently ignored by the west tourist. Perhaps, this will not be too obvious but local and others Buddhist tourists are also offended strongly about that dress-code.

Things to visit in BAGAN MYANMAR

ANANDA Temple is recommended place to visit in BAGAN MYANMAR. It is popularly known as holiest temple. This temple is built by third king namely as KYAN-ZIT-THA around in 1091. The name of this temple means boundless wisdom. It houses 4 Buddha that face cardinal directions. It represents 4 Buddha that have attained the Nirvana. There is also the SHWESANDAW Temple that is also popularly known as sunset temple. It is the place where the BURMESE and foreign gather in every evening for viewing spectacular sunset.

There is also the SHWE ZIGON Temple. The location of this BAGAN MYANMAR destination is heading the south, right side on northern stretch of BAGAN-NYAUNG Rd. After pass bus station, you can find long covered of walkway with a lot of souvenir stall that is started from road to compound. In BAGAN MYANMAR, there is also THATBYINNYU Temple as tallest pagoda that has high up to 66 meters. This is built in 12th century. The location of this place is left side after you are entering the THARABA Gate of the old BAGAN, a second road.

The MANUHAR pagoda is others’ BAGAN MYANMAR temple that should be visited. It is the temple in BAGAN MYANMAR which is built by King MANUHAR. The location of this place is last major temple at southern end of the MYINKABA village along the BAGAN-CHAUK Rd. This temple is marked by the towering of free standing column. Truthfully, there are a lot of temples that have to be visited. Each of them tells the history of this place. However, to respect the local Buddhism in this place, you better follow the behavior over there like dressing in modestly way.

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