Explore Bago

Hpa-An, Myanmar (Burma)

Explore the former Mon Kingdom capital of Bago, also known as Pegu. The capital of the Mon Kingdom in the 15th Century, it is a town steeped in legend with plenty of interesting sites to explore.

Enjoy some time exploring the many sites of Bago dotted throughout the town. Highlights include the 55-metre long reclining Shwethalyaung Buddha, the palace of Kambozathadi, the four seated Buddhas at Kyaikpun and the gilded Shwemawdaw Pagoda which is taller than Yangon's Schwedagon Pagoda. Alongside the better known highlights, there are also plenty of local sites to explore including the Bago town market and a local Mon neighbourhood.

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