Bagan is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Burma(Myanmar).From the 9th to 13th centuries,the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan,the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar.During the kingdom's height between the 11th and 13th centuries,over 10,000 Buddhist temples,pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone,of which the remains of over 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.

The famous pagodas included Su La Ma Ni Pahto, Dhamma Yan Gyi Pahto, Ananada Temple, Shwe San Daw Paya, That Byin Nyu Temple, Mya Zedi, Pya Thada (or) Pya That Gyi Pagoda, Shin Arahan Oak Kyaung, Gaw Daw Palin Temple, Mingalar Zedi, Soe Min Gyi Pagoda, Ape Yadana Temple, Sein Nyet Ama and Nyimma Pagoda, Naga Yon Temple, Dhamma Yazaka Zedi.

Temples of bagan Ananda Temple Bagan-sunset