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Shwezigon Paya, Bagan

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Religious Site
Built at the end of the 11th century by the father of the Burmese nation, King Anawrahta, Shwezigon Paya represents a priceless reliquary and pilgrimage center for thousands of Buddhist devotees. The holy site enshrines a collection of sacred relics, including Buddha's collarbone, tooth, and emerald images imported from China. The cone-shaped pagoda with five terraces has endured many earthquakes and natural disasters throughout history, but it was restored several times and, until recently, reinforced with 30,000 copper plates for better protection. Head inside to witness the inscribed pillars, golden bell, shrines with Gupta-style statues of Buddha, and the hall of 37 nats (revered spirits). Beware of ticket scalpers at the entrance, as they can get pushy and distractive. A visit to Shwezigon Paya represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bagan vacation generator to plot your vacation.
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  • 正在修咠中但修補的物料顏色太鮮明,令人感覺不太似在古蹟。很多佛像都被鐵籠保護,沒有鐵籠包圍的父子神像口裏被塞了煙頭;可見當地人似乎不太珍惜古蹟。  more »
  • It is a gilded stupa located at the western end of the nyoungoo. As representing the Bagan pagodas, so scale is greatly overwhelmed Golden. Be considered souvenirs road covered the Ananda Temple, as here, it's just a critical building and feel.
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  • After seeing so many pagodas and temple in loses it a bit but it has a special charm.
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