Sitanagyi Hpaya Pagoda Temple

Sitanagyi Hpaya Pagoda Temple

climbing into an ancient temple and feeling like Indiana Jones in Bagan

Location: 

Nyaung-U, Myanmar (Burma)

Duration: 

Friday, March 9, 2018

Personal highlights

  1. Sitanagyi Hpaya: introduced as the Indiana Jones temple
  2. Entrance: only one small hole to climb into the narrow interior
  3. Inside: tiny paths leading to a headless Buddha statue (that's it!)
  4. Outside: under restoration but still in a fairly good condition
  5. My trip: getting a local guide to safely showing me the inside

Image sources

  1. Sitanagyi Hpaya Pagoda
  2. Elephants statues outside
  3. Headless Buddha statue inside
  4. Me crouching out in sweat
  5. Only entrance / exit

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