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Apalyadana Temple

2, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temples

About Apalyadana Temple

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.


Attractions near Apalyadana Temple

Manuha Temple0.5km from Apalyadana Temple

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.

Gu Byauk Gyi Myin Kabar0.97km from Apalyadana Temple

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.

Mingalar Zedi Pagoda1.35km from Apalyadana Temple

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 Pagoda1.86km from Apalyadana Temple

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

Dhammayan Gyi Temple2.16km from Apalyadana Temple

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.

Nat Hlaung Kyaung2.21km from Apalyadana Temple

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.

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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.