Areas in Bagan:
In Bagan, Myanmar, pagodas or solid stupas are typically designed with either three or five terraces towards a bell-shaped stupa, which is topped with an umbrella (hti). The ‘hti’ usually takes the form of a series of concentric rings. Some pagodas have stairs leading up the upper terraces. The pagoda also hosts a chamber to store holy relics and gemstones.
(Lion statue at the base of Shwezigon Pagoda from the 11th century)
Outstanding pagodas in Bagan are the Bupaya Pebinkyaung Pagoda, the Lawkananda Pagoda, the Shwesandaw Pagoda and the Ngakywenadaung Pagoda. The Shwezigon Pagoda is the most venerated and the Dhammayangyi Pagoda the largest in Bagan.
Many Pagodas in Bagan such as the Shwezigon pagoda hold annual festivals that attract pilgrims from all over Myanmar.
Articles for Bagan PagodasBagan Bupaya Pagoda
Bagan Dhammayayzika Pagoda
Bagan Mahabodhi Pagoda
Bagan Mingalazedi Pagoda
Bagan Ngakywenadaung Pagoda
Bagan Pebingyaung Pagoda
Bagan Sapada Pagoda
Bagan Shwesandaw Pagoda
Bagan Shwezigon Pagoda
Bagan Tally Pagoda