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Bagan Temples, Bagan
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Thought by many to be a Burmese version of Angkor Wat, Bagan Temples stands as the remains of an ancient capital of the Kingdom of Pagan that reached its height between the 11th and 13th centuries. Spreading over 42 sq km (26 sq mi), the archeological zone features ruins of more than 2,200 richly ornamented Buddhist temples, monasteries, and pagodas. The sheer size of the area makes it difficult to explore on foot, so consider renting a bike or a horse-drawn cart. It's also worth hiring a local guide who can show you some hidden gems. However, the most spectacular way to see the temples is from a hot air balloon. Note that you have to take of your shoes off to enter some of the sacred sites, and the stone floors can get scorching hot after 1pm. To visit Bagan Temples on your holiday in Bagan, and find out what else Bagan has to offer, use our Bagan vacation planner.
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  • Unbelievable experience to see these temples. hard to express the scale and beauty of the pagodas and their interiors. Must see!! 
  • 蒲甘真是緬甸的精華所在,我們住上了三天,走訪了很多不同的塔,日落日出,日出日落,E-Bike, 馬車,租車,也試了很多不同的方式,各有特點(但不建議讓馬車去太遠的地方,集中在老蒲甘便好了,走太遠馬兒流白汗,看了也不捨),總結而言,來到這地區,可以遊覽:最大的Dhammayangyi Temple(狄瑪揚意塔),最高的Thatbyinnyu Phaya(達賓紐寺),最古老的Shwezigon Pag...  more »
  • One of the most beautiful places that I have visited.This place is very impressive and I am extremely supervised and a bit upset that not only isn't among seven wonders but its not even in UNICEF worl...  more »