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Mingalar Zedi Pagoda

Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temples

About Mingalar Zedi Pagoda

The Pagoda was built in 1277 by King Narathihapati. It was the very last of the large late period monuments to be built before the kingdom's decline, thus representing the final flowering of Bagan's architectural skills. Being the westernmost monument at Bagan, it's a particularly good spot for a panoramic afternoon view of all the monuments lying to the east.



Attractions near Mingalar Zedi Pagoda

Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar0.55km from Mingalar Zedi 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.

Manuha Temple0.89km from Mingalar Zedi 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.

Shwesandaw Pagoda0.91km from Mingalar Zedi Pagoda

It looks like an Egyptian pyramid with 4 sides, 5 distinct floors, and a stupa situated at the top. The temple was built by King Anawrahta in 1057 to house a Sarira  - one of the Buddha's 8 hair strands that had been procured from India more than a thousand years before. One of the special attributes of the Shwesandaw pagoda is that it has 4 terraces that allow for access to 5 different floors, giving visitors the opportunity to discover the temple itself or observe the nearby religious spots fr

Nat Hlaung Kyaung0.92km from Mingalar Zedi Pagoda

The Nathlaung Kyaung Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu.  It is one of the oldest temples in Bagan and was built in the 11th century, during the reign of King Anawratha. The temple is set on a square template with steep-rising upper terraces. It may have been built by Indian artisans brought into Bagan, during the 10th century AD, to work on it and other temples. It is one of the famous spots in this area which is both architecturally and historically important.

Gawdawpalin0.99km from Mingalar Zedi Pagoda

The Gawdawpalin Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan, Myanmar. Construction of the pagoda began in 1203 during the reign of Sithu I and completed on 26 March 1227 during the reign of Htilominlo. At 55 m, Gawdawpalin Temple is the second tallest temple in Bagan. Similar in layout to the Thatbyinnyu Temple, the temple is two storeys tall, and contains three lower terraces and four upper terraces. The temple was heavily damaged during the 1975 earthquake and was reconstructed in the followi

Thatbyinnyu Phaya1km from Mingalar Zedi Pagoda

Thatbyinnyu  Phaya was one of King Sithu I's finest legacies to the Bagan region. Although there are no contemporary inscriptions that identify him as the builder, reliable chronicles from the 14th century affirm his role in its construction. It is Bagan's tallest temple at almost 200 ft and represents a transition from the Mon period to a new architectural style. It was one of the famous temples in this area.

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Mandalay Region is one of the best places for sightseeing in Myanmar. It contains many historical sites including Mandalay, Amarapura, Bagan, Pyin U Lwin, Mount Popa, and Ava.