Bagan Myanmar Part 4 – Buddhist Temples

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Buddhist Temples

Bagan is a very important Buddhist temple site for the Burmese. These are all 11th– 13th century pagodas and represent a variety of styles.  Well worth a trip!

Buddhist Temples

Buddhist Temples

 A male monk in his traditional scarlet robe.

Buddhist Temples

With 89% of the population being Buddhist, there are many monks (male and female) seen everywhere.  Even monks need to shop for souvenirs!

Buddhist Temples

Teak was a major commodity of Burma and there is still an active wood working industry today.

Buddhist Temples