Bagan is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Burma. The ancient temples of Bagan stand today as they have been standing for a thousand years. Their tranquility embraces the visitors who feel as if they shed their anxieties as soon as they see these temples. Timeless and at peace, Bagan temples and pagodas soar to the skies, standing in splendor. Bagan was the seat of power of the first kingdom of Bagan founded by King Anawrahta who was well dedicated to the people, to the country and Buddhism. From this time, Theravada Buddhism flourished in Myanmar and the thousands of temples we still see today began to take shape. The successive Kings built magnificent pagodas, perfecting the architectural skills with each generation. Bagan was a great kingdom that rose to glory in the early 11th century. The age of Bagan was from AD 107 to AD 1369. According to the inscriptions from Bagan Period, the literary name of Bagan was “ Arimaddana pura” which means “crushing of enemies”. Situated on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River in the dry zone of Central Myanmar, Bagan is about 193 km south of Mandalay. Covering an area of 42 aq.km. Bagan is stil well preserved with its ancient pagodas and temples of 11th-13th century A.D. Bagan is also a great place for beautiful local Art.