Exploring Burma’s ancient city of Bagan

Exploring Burma’s ancient city of Bagan
... that rivals Angkor in scale and scope and is, perhaps, even more impressive. There are literally thousands of temples in Bagan, an ancient city in Myanmar (aka Burma), set in a vast plain along the Irrawaddy River. It has yet to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, however, since the ruling militia junta has done a crappy job of restoration work. Traveling to Myanmar is a controversial issue and will be the topic of a future blog. Unfortunately, when we hear about Myanmar these days, we hear...
February 12th, 2010 | Vawn | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: ancient cities, Bagan, Buddhism, Burma, featuredarticle, Myanmar, Pagan

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