Ancient pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar’s temple city, which was recently recognised as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Photo: AFP
Ed Peters
Opinion

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Brief Encounters by Ed Peters

What to do in Bagan – Myanmar’s ancient temple city is one of Asia’s architectural marvels

  • The best way to experience the more than 2,000 temples and pagodas at the Unesco World Heritage Site is from the basket of a hot-air balloon
  • Nearby Mount Popa, where flowers and medicinal plants sprout from rich volcanic soil, is also worth exploring

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Ancient pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar’s temple city, which was recently recognised as a Unesco World Heritage Site. Photo: AFP
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