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Nagayon, Bagan

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  • * Nagayon is a beautiful very well-preserved temple within which are 3 great golden standing Buddhas. The principal is overhung with a cap representing a dragon serpent. Two beautiful statues are in the entry hall and a dark corridor serves as a passageway but he does bring a flashlight to get around and see a few (very impressive) paintings and other Buddhas in niches. Photos prohibited inside. Nice site away from the groups.
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  • And Nagar young seems to mean "snake hiding all this time.". In the legend. It seems to temple built in place had smuggled snake when you hide from his brother and late King chauncetter became the third generation of the Bagan dynasty King. Snake though, is like a giant Burmese Python. Well-preserved both outside and inside the building, quite impressive.
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  • Perhaps the most impressive thing about this temple is the sheer thickness of the outer and inner walls. Also, given that this temple is contained within a walled compound, gives it the look and feel ...  more »