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Monks and Pagodas and Temples, Oh Myanmar! Photo 13

Monks and Pagodas and Temples, Oh Myanmar!

May 3rd 2012
Bagan Bagan was once the capital of a great civilization dating from 849 AD to 1287, when it was believed to have been destroyed by Kublai Khan’s Mongol army. At its height, it was a mighty city, as is evidenced by the THOUSANDS of archaeological sites still remaining. Over 2 000 temples dot the plains by the banks of the river Ayeyarwady. There is an old and new Bagan. Old Bagan is the forme ... read more
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Burmese Flag Britain conquered Burma over a period of 62 years (1824-1886) and incorporated it into its Indian Empire. Burma was administered as a province of India until 1937 when it became a separate, self-governing colony; independence from the Commonwealth wa... ... read more
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