Your day begins at the colorful Nyaung U Market, where residents from surrounding villages gather to trade food, crafts and other goods.
You will visit Shwezigon Pagoda, a prototype of stupas in Burma style and the cave temple of Wetkyi-in Gubyaukkyi, featuring fine mural paintings of Jataka scenes. Later on, you will join a lacquer ware workshop to learn about Myanmar’s traditional lacquer ware making.
In the afternoon, you will visit Ananda Temple, a masterpiece of Mon architecture with four standing Buddhas, and an adjacent brick monastery from the early Bagan era with well-preserved murals.
Your next destination is Thatbyinnyu Temple, the tallest building in the complex, measuring 61m and Dhammayangyi Temple, the largest of all of Bagan’s. Here, let’s climb up one of the monuments to enjoy sunset above Bagan plain and Ayeyarwady River.
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