Bagan Museum

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info The new Bagan Museum glorifies the golden age of Burman culture, those 250 years during which thousands of temples were built in and around the Myanmar capital of Bagan. The builders of Bagan apparently reserved brick for religious monuments for nothing remains of the other buildings, that must have been wooden, in this great capital.

monetization_on No entry fees

watch_later Operation hours: 10:00-16:00

hourglass_full Time needed: Approximately 1 hour

 

The Bagan Archaeological Museum is situated within Old Bagan city near the Gawdawpalin Temple was established in 1998. On entering the museum, one will first view bronze statue of four famous Kings of Bagan period namely Anawyahta, Kyansitthar, Alaungsethu and Kjaswa and large three dimension of mural painting on the wall depicted Bagan Archaeological Site. Many masterpieces of excavated objects and concrete evidences are stored in this building. It has a collection of more than 2500 items including Buddha statues, stucco pieces, terra-cotta cups and pots. Museum also houses stone sculptures, wood carvings, metal works, lacquer works, and many more.

Different postures of Buddha images (Mudra) made of gold, silver, bronze, stone and wood are also displayed. Among them, one can see the significant bronze lotus Bud, a masterpiece of bronze sculpture of Bagan period.

Myazedi lithographed inscription of four languages in Pali, Pyu, Mon, and Myanmar is an astonishing literature and cultural heritage.

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Statue of King Pyusawhti

 

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The distant view of Bagan Museum and Gadawtpalin Pagoda

 

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place Nyaung-U Township, Bagan

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