Top Seven Visit Places in Bago

1.Shwe Maw Daw Pagoda



       

             
         The Shwemawdaw Pagoda is a stupa located in Bago, Myanmar. It is often referred to as the Golden God Temple. At 114 metres in height, the Shwemadaw holds the record for the tallest pagoda in the country although the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon is usually credited as the tallest pagoda in Myanmar. Shwemadaw, along with the Shwedagon and Kyaiktiyo, are famous Mon pagodas. The pagoda's annual festival is a 10-day affair that takes place during the Burmese month of Tagu.

2.Shwe Thalyaung Pagoda


                    

           The Shwethalyaung Buddha  is a reclining Buddha statue.The Buddha, which has a length of 55 metres(180 ft) and a height of 16 metres (52 ft), is believed to have been built in 994, during the reign of Mon King Migadepa. It was lost in 1757 when Pegu was pillaged. During British colonial rule, in 1880, the Shwethalyaung Buddha was rediscovered under a cover of jungle growth. Restoration began in 1881, and Buddha's mosaic pillows (on its left side) were added in 1930.

3.Kyaik Pun Pagoda

                                

         Kyaikpun Pagoda, is a pagoda in the Bago Division of Burma, in the city of Bago. Most notably, Kyaik Pun Pagoda is the home to the Four Seated Buddha shrine, a 90 ft (27 m) statue depicting the four Buddhas namely Kakusandha, Konagamana, Kassapa, and Gautama seated in four positions, sitting back to back to four directions. The Four Seated Buddha was built by King Migadippa of Bago in the 7th Century AD (tradition) and renovated by King Dhammazedi in the 15th century AD.

4.Kanbawzathadi Palace
             
                                       
        
         Kanbawzathadi Palace is a palace in Bago, Myanmar. The original palace, built for King Bayinnaung in 1556, consisted of 76 apartments and halls. It was burned down in 1599. It was reconstructed in 1990 and finished in 1992. Kanbawzathadi Golden Palace in Bago is a reconstruction of the original Royal palace from the second half of the 16th century. The very ornate golden palace gives a good impression of the splendor and wealth of the second Burmese empire. It was rebuilt following the original design, based on knowledge gained from excavations and the original drawings of the building. The huge palace consisted of 76 apartments and halls. The reconstructed palace does not contain much of the original furniture and personal items used by the Royals, as most of it was lost when the palace was looted and destroyed in 1599.

5.Hinthar Gon Pagoda 


          
        The Hinthagon Pagoda is a shrine in Bago, Myanmar. It is a popular tourist destination as it was named after the mythological Hintha bird, a symbol of the Mon people. The monastery is situated on top of a hill that, according to Myanmar legend, was the only point rising from the sea where the Hintha bird could land. Paintings and carvings of the Hamsa are visible throughout the temple. The Shwemawdaw Pagoda can be viewed to the east, making it a popular view point.

6. Moe Ywun Gyee Inn


       Moe Yin Gyi inn is a reservoir in the Bago Division in southern-central Burma. It is located at 17°34′44″N 96°35′39″E, north of Pyagi and Bago. The reservoir was built in 1978 and 11 years later the area became part of the Moneyingyi Wetland Sanctuary.[1] The small town of Pyinbongyi lies on the western side of the lake.

7.Kya Kha Wain Monastery

         
        The sight of some 500 monks and novices filing out in the early morning from one of largest monasteries in Myanmar to collect alms is worth getting up early for. 
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