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Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda - Things to Know Before Visiting

Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temples

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About Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda

The Dhammayazika Pagoda is a Buddhist temple located in the village of Pwasaw in Myanmar. It was built in 1196 during the reign of King Narapatisithu. The pagoda is circular in design and is made of brick. Its three terraces contain terra cotta tiles illustrating scenes from the Jataka.

Attractions Near Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda

Dhammayan Gyi Temple
Dhammayan Gyi Temple2.19km from Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda

An orange-hued Buddhist temple that rises from the ground like a pyramid. Not only is Dhammayangyi one of Bagan’s best preserved and most visited places of worship, but its the biggest temple in town and can be spotted from afar. There are four entrances to the temple in total, each one home to a giant Buddha image. It is one of the historically and architecturally important places in this area.

Sulamani Temple
Sulamani Temple2.25km from Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda

The Sulamani Temple is a Buddhist temple located in the village of Minnanthu in Burma. The temple is one of the most frequently visited in Bagan. It was built in 1183 by King Narapatisithu and is similar to the Thatbyinnyu Temple in design. It was a large, very elegant multi-storey structure from the late Bagan period. The temple was built during the reign of King Narapatisithu, very prosperous time in Bagan.

Lemyethna2.57km from Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda

Lemyethna Pagoda is located in the eastern part of the Bagan Plain and was built in 1222. It features intricate figure frescoes on its interior walls and ceilings. Based on some of the ruins nearby, the temple was likely originally part of a monastery. The temple's condition decline over the centuries and frequent whitewashing of the temple damaged some of the original murals.

Manuha Temple
Manuha Temple2.67km from Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda

A Buddhist temple which was located in the heart of Myanmar and is also a famous place here. It is a rectangular building of two storeys. The building contains three images of seated Buddhas and an image of Buddha entering Nirvana. Manuha Temple is one of the oldest temples in Bagan.

Apalyadana Temple
Apalyadana Temple2.7km from Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda

A 12th-century Buddhist temple which was located in the heart of Bagan. The temple complex has a large central temple, which has a rectangular plan. The main idol of the temple is a brick image of Gautama Buddha. It is now one of the key attraction in this area and daily a lot of peoples visits to this place.

Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar
Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar2.7km from Dhammayazaka(Dhammayazika) Pagoda

The temple contains a large array of well-preserved frescoes on its interior walls, the oldest original paintings to be found in Bagan, which was built in 1113 AD by Prince Yazakumar. It is one of the pure examples for the Myanmar architecture and is also famous among the tourists by its historical importance.

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