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Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar - Things to Know Before Visiting

Myin Ka Bar, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temples

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About Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar

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.

Attractions Near Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar

Manuha Temple
Manuha Temple0.47km from Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar

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.

Mingalar Zedi Pagoda
Mingalar Zedi Pagoda0.55km from Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar

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.

Shwesandaw Pagoda
Shwesandaw Pagoda0.91km from Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar

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

Apalyadana Temple
Apalyadana Temple0.97km from Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar

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.

Nat Hlaung Kyaung
Nat Hlaung Kyaung1.26km from Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar

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.

Thatbyinnyu Phaya
Thatbyinnyu Phaya1.31km from Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar

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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