Bagan the World Greatest Archeology Site

Bagan the World Greatest Archeology Site, Bagan, Myanmar (B)

In Mar 2013, I went to Yangon ,Myanmar for work related business. I end up extended my trip to another state of Myanmar called Bagan. Bagan located in central of Burma or current name Myanmar. To my excitement, Bagan is one of the world's greatest archeological sites, a sight to rival Machu Picchu or Angkor Wat for the time being at least. This is the richest archeological site in Southeast Asia with more than 13,000 temples once stood and there are some 2,200 monuments still standing and some 2,000 in ruins. This place once know of glorious capital of the First Myanmar Empire, is now 42 square km area dotted with thousands of ancient pagodas, stupas , shrines, ordination halls and monuments. 

When I arrived at this place, I was so mesmerized with the landscape and feel 'aw' in the 'Lost World Kingdom'. At the end of my journey, I was overdosed with temples, pagodas and stupas. 

It takes about 1 hour and 20 minutes to fly from Yangon to Bagan. There are daily flights to Bagan from Yangon and also regular flights from another city ,Mandalay which take only 20 minutes. You can check out few domestic airlines in Myanmar to get to Bagan or Nyaung U Airport. The Air Ticket from Yangon will cost around USD65 or more. Myself took Yangon Airways for my trip. There are other reputable domestic airlines which you can try such as AirMandalay , Myanma Airways and Air Bagan (I am not sure whether you dare to take this since their plane crashed at HEHO airport in year 2012 which left one killed and few injured passenger. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Bagan the World Greatest Archeology Site
Guide Location: Myanmar » Bagan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Rina Farafienar Binti Ismail
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Bagan Thande Hotel
  • Ananda Temple
  • Shwezigon Pagoda
  • Htilo Minlo Temple
  • Dhammayan Gyi Temple