Bagan is an area in the region of , inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Bagan, also spelled Pagan, on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River, is home to the largest and densest concentration of Buddhist temples, pagodas, stupas and ruins in the world, many dating from the 11th and 12th centuries.

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The Ananda Temple, located in , is a Buddhist temple built in 1105 AD during the reign of King Kyanzittha of the Pagan Dynasty.

The Shwezigon Pagoda or Shwezigon Paya is a Buddhist temple located in , a town near , in Myanmar.

Thatbyinnyu Temple, Sabbannu or "the Omniscient", is a famous temple located in , built in the mid-12th century during the reign of King Alaungsithu.

Nanpaya Temple is a Hindu temple located in Myinkaba in Burma.

Myazedi inscription, inscribed in 1113, is the oldest surviving stone inscription of the Burmese.


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