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Bagan

One of Myanmar's top attractions, the zone known as Bagan or, bureaucratically, as the 'Bagan Archeological Zone', occupies a noteworthy 26-sq-mile zone 118 miles south of Mandalay and 429 miles north of Yangon. The Ayeyarwady River drifts past its northern furthermore, western sides. The territory's most dynamic town and chief transport center point is Nyaung U, in the upper east corner. About 2.5 miles west, Old Bagan is the previous site of the chief that moved to 2 miles south to New Bagan in 1990. Between the two is Myinkaba, a village bragging a long-running lacquerware tradition. Interfacing the towns are cleared streets making a 12-mile oval. In the middle of and around these towns, obviously, is the greater part of the Bagan activity: the plain, featuring most of the temples, all associated with an immense network of bumpy dirt streets and trails. Now and again, you'll be about a mile from the closest paved street.

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