Gold Buddha Statue in Thatbyinnyu Temple in Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)
BAGAN, Myanmar (Burma) - Built in the 12th century, Thatbyinnyu Temple is one of the more prominent temples in the Bagan Archeological Zone. It stands adjacent to the famous Ananda Temple. Bagan was the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Pagan. During its height, from the 9th to the 13th century, over 10,000 Buddhist temples and pagodas were built. Several thousand of them survive today.
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Asia Bagan Bagan Archaeological Zone Bagan Archeological Zone Buddhist Temple Buddhist architecture Burma Gautama Buddha Mandalay Region Myanmar Republic of the Union of Myanmar Shakyamuni Siddhartha Gautama Southeast Asia That Byin Nyu Temple Thatbyinnyu Temple The Buddha The Enlightened One Upper Burma architectural architecture buddha buddhism buddhist building edifice edifices gold golden human human being human beings humans pagan pagoda people person place of worship religion religious building shrine statue structures temple
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