Ananda Pahto

Ananda Pahto

one of the four surviving temples from the Pagan Dynasty in Myanmar

Location: 

Nyaung-U, Myanmar (Burma)

Duration: 

Friday, March 9, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Ananda Pahto: one of the four surviving temples in Bagan
  2. History: built by Pagan King Kyanzittha in the year 1105
  3. Architecture: white temple with a golden roof, mostly restored
  4. Bagan: only temple to show (and buy) an archeological ticket
  5. My trip: quickly rushing through the temple with a local guide

Image sources

  1. Ananda Pahto Temple
  2. Me with a religious pilgrim
  3. Buddhist bell outside the temple
  4. Buddha inside the Ananda Pahto
  5. Monk inside the Ananda Temple

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