The Shwezigon Pagoda or Shwezigon Paya is a Buddhist temple located in Nyaung-U, a town near Bagan, in Burma (Myanmar). It is a prototype of Burmese stupas, and consists of a circular gold leaf-gilded stupa surrounded by smaller temples and shrines. Construction of the Shwezigon Pagoda began during the reign of King Anawrahta and was completed in 1102 AD, during the reign of King Kyansittha of the Pagan Dynasty. The pagoda is believed to enshrine a bone and tooth of Gautama Buddha. Within the compound of the Shwezigon Pagoda is a stone pillar containing Mon language inscriptions dedicated by King Kyansittha.
This is the reconstructed Palace situated near the Tharabar Gate in Bagan, which houses the replica of the mural paintings of Bagan Temples.
Nann Myint Viewing Tower is the ideal one stop viewpoint for visitors to Bagan to see the wonders of over 2000 ancient Buddhist Temples and Pagodas of 11-13 century AD. Having a hight of 60 meters, there are altogether 13 levels, level (2) are the meeting rooms, level (5) to (7) are the office rooms, level (11) and (13) are the view rooms. The basic consturction of the viewing tower is concrete and steel reinforced combined with Myanmar artwork.
The Sulamani Temple is a Buddhist temple located in the village of Minnanthu (southwest of Bagan) in Burma. The temple is one of the most-frequently visited in Bagan. It was built in 1183 by King Narapatisithu, and is similar to the Thatbyinnyu Temple in design. The Sulamani Temple also shows influence from the Dhammayangyi Temple, and was the model for the Htilominlo Temple. Sulamani Temple was restored after the 1975 earthquake, and utilises brick and stone, with frescoes in the interior of the temple.It was rebuilt in 1994.
International and local tourists can have the inspiration of viewing the sights of Bagan from a hot air balloon. The best time for the viewers to go up is at sunrise and before sunset. The flight usually ranges between 45 minutes and 1 hour. The breathtaking experience from the Balloon is as incomparable as the magnificence of down to earth Bagan