Payathonzu group
Three interconnected shrines from the 13th century show mural. The design is remarkably similar to Khmer Buddist ruins in Thailland. It was abandoned shortly after construction – possibly due to invasion of Kublai Khan.

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Sulamani Pahto
This temple constructed around 1181 by Narapatisithu is known as the ‘Crowning Jewel’ is one of the most attractive Bagan temple. Carved stucco on mouldings, pediments and pilasters represents some of Bagan’s finest ornamental work.

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Dhammayangyi Pahto
The 12th century temple has a similar plan to Ananda. Some stucco reliefs and paintings are visible.

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Ananda Pahto
Built between 1090 and 1105 by King Kyanzitha. The central building is aperfect square with 53m along each side. Inside 4 Buddas with bodies made of solid teak and a height of 9.5m are facing into each direction. It is one of the best-preserved temple in Bagan.

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Bupaya
Original errected around 850AC this golden Pyu-style stupa is a complete reconstruction. The original was demolished by the 1975 earthquake that shaked Bagan.

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Bagan impressions
Hit in 1975 by an earthquake with 6.5 on the Richter scale many temples are demolished or damaged. Most important religious monuments have been renovated but the reconstruction of Bagan is an ongoing project.

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