The Ultimate 3 Days in Bagan Guide Story

By Agne Civilyte

Introduction

The Ultimate 3 Days in Bagan Guide Story

Bagan, or the Bagan Archeological Zone, is located in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar (Burma) in Southeast Asia. It is... Read more

Day 1

The Lesser Known Bagan Temples at Sunrise and Sunset

As Bagan is famous for its sunrise, try to get up as early as possible to head straight to the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Watch the Sunrise at Shwesandaw Pagoda

Shwesandaw Pagoda is a good place to watch the sunrise in Bagan. The pagoda has 5 terraces and was built... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Visit the Htilominlo Temple

The next temple is located an 11-minute drive from the first one. It is called Htilominlo Temple and was named... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Check Out Upali Thein Temple (the Ordination Hall)

Upali Thein (the Ordination Hall) is a lovely temple that was built in the 13th century by a monk named... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Watch the Sunset at Thatbyinnyu Phaya Temple

Thatbyinnyu Phaya is one of the most exquisite temples in the Bagan area. It is believed to have been built... Read more

Day 2

The Most Famous Bagan Temples

On the second day, you won’t need to wake up early for the sunrise. However, if you want to, of... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Shwezigen Pagoda

Shwezigon Pagoda was built in 1090, which makes it one of the oldest pagodas in the Bagan area. It is... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Ananda Temple

Ananda Temple can’t be missed as it is a massive white stone temple with yet another gold-plated roof. The main... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Dhammayangyi Temple

Dhammayangyi Temple is the largest temple in Bagan and was built in 1170. Although this temple was never completed, it... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Pyathetgyi Pagoda

Pyathetgyi Pagoda is your last stop of the day and is well-known for being another great place to watch the... Read more

Day 3

The Historical Side of Bagan

There are, of course, other places to see and things to do in Bagan aside from temples, although they still... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Sunrise at Thitsarwadi Pagoda

Thitsarwadi Pagoda is the perfect spot to view a sunrise and get close up shots of hot air balloons departing... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Bagan Archaeological Museum

The Bagan Archaeological Museum is a popular museum where you can learn more about Bagan and its temples. There are... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

The Golden Palace

The Bagan Golden Palace is a reconstruction of the destroyed royal palace and is still currently being built. If you... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 4

Nanda Restaurant Puppet Show

Every night, the Nanda restaurant organises a puppet show that tells funny and historical short stories. Through the puppet show,... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

I am confident that the travel tips contained in this 3 Days in Bagan Guide will help you plan your... Read more