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Sunset On Bagan

From the 9th to the 13th centuries, Bagan was the capital of the Kingdom of Bagan (or Pagan), the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom's height between the 11th and the 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.