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Sulamani Guphaya Temple, Bagan

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Encounter a time-honored remnant rich in the country’s cultural heritage at Sulamani Guphaya Temple, an ancient Buddhist temple from the late Bagan building period. Constructed in 1183 by the industrious King Narapatisithu, the temple remains one of the most visited in the region. Translating literally to mean "small ruby," the temple’s name comes from a gem whose story is now told in the northern porch, where an inscription tells of how the King found a precious red stone at the site before starting to build the temple. Admire the delicate glazed terracotta brickwork depicting the life of Buddha as you explore the two-story structure, partly restored after the earthquake of 1975. With our custom trip planner, Bagan attractions like Sulamani Guphaya Temple 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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  • You are visited at the end of the 1/2017 were concerned the impact of the earthquake that outside visits. Grafic design cannot be entering as prohibited for safety reasons. 1周 around the temples round up and around. Crumbled during the earthquake rubble was rolling all over the place. Seems to take much time until the restoration. When you tour around barefoot, so watch out for small stones, walk.
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  • 2/1 at the time, in the aftermath of last year's earthquake, were not allowed inside the. Visits from the outside and better around the perimeter, ye, and in some places could see the beautiful frescoes can be seen in the fence a bit, but. Was expected because it was written with beautiful frescoes painted in the Guidebook, but it is disappointing. Expect to go repair.
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  • We have not gone, the work does not allow access, but the exteriors are beautiful and very beautiful architecture
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  • As of June 2016, no way to climb higher than a few stairs to look out a window found. Sign saying going higher is not allowed for preservation reasons. Nice paintings inside. Worth a visit. Tranquil.
  • Stunning temple ! Unfortunately due to preservation reason, you won't be able to climb very high. In fact, there's only one window available to climb. Still, it's super worth it !
  • one of famous pagoda in bagan....
  • Awesome!
  • You can climb and look for miles. Less people travel here in day time