Why Visit Bagan, Myanmar

Myanmar, Bagan Guide (B): Why Visit Bagan, Myanmar

„What brings you here?” – asked a fellow traveller when meeting us on top of one of Burmese temples.

With a limited time spent in Myanmar, we decided to narrow down the number of places to explore here. We were recommended to start from Bagan, a city that was the capital of the first Burmese empire. Located in the dry central plains of the country, Bagan is well known for having over 2,000 stunning and unique pagodas and temples, most of which were built by the ancient kings and leaders of Burma. Being so curious about Bagan’s ancient history and architecture, we took a 8-hour bus from Yangon to Bagan. As it turned out, it was a great choice. This typical old Burmese city took our breath away and made us stay there most of the time we had for Myanmar.

Why visit Bagan? We have a long list of reasons why you should add this city to your travel bucket list when visiting Myanmar:

This is how Bagan was described by Marco Polo. Despite plenty of wars and natural disasters, Bagan’s temples and pagodas still remain unforgettable, stunning and unique. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Why Visit Bagan, Myanmar
Guide Location: Myanmar » Bagan
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Cezary Krol
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