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Dhammayazika Pagoda, Bagan

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Religious Site
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 international travel 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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  • Very old and beautiful pagoda. The atmosphere in side is very peaceful. The construction of the pagoda is really amazing, The wall thickness is more than 1 meter. really beautiful place..  more »
  • This pagoda was built on the lead of General Dhammayazika of Bagan Kingdom in 1196.The General's name was adopted as pagoda name. AT the entrance, you will see one big photograph of Dhammayazika Pagod...  more »
  • I found this a rather low key type of gold temple. The other popular ones in Old Bagan tend to be too crowded.  more »