Dhammayazika Pagoda, Bagan

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Visit Dhammayazika Pagoda to see terracotta tiles depicting scenes from the Jataka tales, stories about previous lives of the Buddha. You can enter the building through any of five entrances, with the layout of the pagoda in a pentagonal shape. Each side of the pagoda displays an image of the Buddha, enshrined in a small temple. Pay attention to the bell-shaped dome on the top of the pagoda, with concentric rings and lotus buds giving the dome an impressive aesthetic. To see the Maitreya Buddha, the future Buddha, go to the fifth shrine. With our custom trip planner, Bagan attractions like Dhammayazika Pagoda can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • September 13, 2017
    The architecture is pentagon because this pagoda has five corners with five small temples with beautiful wall painting from 12 century and also plaster carvings and Jataka stories of 550 previous live...  more »
  • September 10, 2017
    8/2016 earthquake being repaired at the top. Even higher because they're restricted to ago the stairs are hidden in the two Buddhas.
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  • September 1, 2017
    Disabled facilities and toilets could be improved. Underfloor heating worked a bit too well. Staff of the attraction have been very well versed to promote attraction merchandise. But excellent choice ...  more »

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Bagan accommodations try their best to fit in with the atmosphere of spirituality and mystery that clings to the temple town. As such, you won't find any high-rise hotels here. Instead, a number of squat wooden lodges, converted traditional houses, and new boutique resorts (all pretty low to the ground) provide the main options for those staying in town. Among them, you'll find some that offer a slightly better range of facilities--including well-maintained pools and restaurants--and others that offer basic dormitory accommodation.
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