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Bawbawgyi Temple - Things to Know Before Visiting

Pyay, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temples

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About Bawbawgyi Temple

The Bawbawgyi Paya is the best preserved ruin of the old Pyu kingdom of Sri Ksetra. Of uncertain age, it was likely built between the 6th and the 7th centuries when the Pyu people commanded the circular city immediately to the north. Despite its antiquity, the pagoda is in excellent structural condition, having miraculously survived a number of major earthquakes over the preceding centuries.

Attractions Near Bawbawgyi Temple

Shwe San Daw Pagoda
Shwe San Daw Pagoda7.67km from Bawbawgyi Temple

The Shwesandaw Pagoda or Shwesandaw Paya is a Buddhist pagoda in the center of Pyay, Burma. It is one of the more important Buddhist pilgrimage locations in Myanmar. It is said to contain a couple of the Buddha’s hairs, as its name means Golden Hair Relic.

National Herbal Park
National Herbal Park137.85km from Bawbawgyi Temple

200 acres National Herbal Park which was developed to observe 700 species of herbal plants which are used to produce medicines. Near about 20,000 plants and herbs can be found in this park. The main motto of this development is to preserve the traditional system of producing medicines in the country by using various medicinal plants. They also sell different types of herbal plants.

Naypyitaw Water Fountain Park
Naypyitaw Water Fountain Park138.65km from Bawbawgyi Temple

This 165-acre garden is situated near the Naypyidaw City Hall with a steel structure arch-way. Also included in the garden is the main pond with three fountains inside and 11 small ponds with 13 different fountains inside, a 30 feet high clock tower, nine recreation centers, two small gardens, two stone gardens, and ten feet wide buggy road and footpaths.

Uppatasanti Pagoda
Uppatasanti Pagoda144.46km from Bawbawgyi Temple

Uppatasanti is an imitation of the holy Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and was opened in 2009. Its tremendous stupa is noticeable from numerous parts of the city especially during the evening as it is wonderfully lit. n the pagoda area are noteworthy religious structures, for example, Maha Hsutaungpyae Buddha Image in Maha Pasadabhumi Gandhakuti Chamber; four jade Buddha pictures in the give in of the pagoda. It is one of the premium attraction in this area.

Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi Pagoda
Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi Pagoda149.64km from Bawbawgyi Temple

Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi Pagoda is a temple near Naypyitaw, Myanmar. It is a beautiful Maha Bodhi Temple replica. It was completed in the year 2013 making it one of the most recent Maha Bodhi Temple replicas in the world. It is an impressive 162 feet tall. The height is just shy of the Maha Bodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya (52 meters), perhaps for respect to the authentic Temple at the exact spot of Buddha's enlightenment.

Memorial Of The Fallen Heros သူရဲကောင်းစစ်သည်ဗိမာန်

The Memorial to the Fallen Heroes is a memorial in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar in honor and enshrine inscriptions of the name Myanmar 's soldiers and civilians who died heroically in their struggle for independence and counter-insurgency operations, as well as those who died in doing remarkable and courageous acts for the country.

Where is Bawbawgyi Temple

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Bago Region
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Bago Region is an administrative region of Myanmar, located in the southern central part of the country. It features many man-made structures such as Buddhist temples and Palace.