Bagan Temples and Pagodas

During the glorious past of the Bagan kingdom between the 11th and 13th centuries, there were over 13000 Buddhist temples, monasteries, and pagodas in Bagan. Along with the ups and downs of the historical journey, there are now over 2200 temples and pagodas in Bagan still surviving.

Nowadays, Bagan attracts thousands of visitors each year coming to explore the great art and architecture remaining in the impressive temples scattered on the plain. Taking a hot air balloon ride, getting on an exotic pony cart, and cycling through the dusty path are the best way to discover these beautiful temples.

Take the first step to the town, you can see the man-made masterpiece characterized in each site around the area. 5 of the best temples to watch sunrise and sunset in Bagan are:

  • Ta Wet Hpaya Temple – The Secret temple
  • Thitsarwadi Temple – Where to close up to the balloon in Bagan
  • Shwesandaw Pagoda – The most well-known spot
  • Law Ka Ou Saung – A stunning sunrise view
  • Pyathetgyi Pagoda – The popular destination

Below are the list of all famous temples and pagodas in Bagan for your Myanmar holiday packages.