- Address: Ananda Temple, Bagan, Myanmar, Burma
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
Ananda Temple - Review
One of the most prominent temples in Bagan, the Ananda Temple and Ananda OK Kyaung is heavily touristed throughout the year. A Buddhist temple built in 1105 AD, the person behind Ananda Temple was King Kyanzittha of Pagoda Dynasty. With a perfect amalgamation of Mon and Indian architecture, the Ananda Temple is said to be a manmade marvel. Also known as the veritable museum of stones, this one is a highly revered temple in Bagan and should be on the top of your priority list!
Ananda Temple Information
- Remove your footwear before visiting the temple.
- Respect the local culture and customs.
How To reach Ananda Temple by Public Transport
- Hired taxis or cars.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Ananda Temple
95% of people who visit Bagan include Ananda Temple in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
55.56% of people start their Ananda Temple visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Ananda Temple
66.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ananda Temple
Ananda Temple Trips
Ananda Temple, Bagan Reviews
It's a very beautiful temple - the colour, the surroundings, the interior, the carving. We can't get enough of it. It's a romantic place, it makes you think what it would feel like living in this part of the world, during that time period.
Such an awesome well preserved Temple so many beautiful things to look at. One of my favourites in Bagan. Well worth the visit. The outside is large and well constructed but the inside holds over 350 housed things to see.
Ananda Pagoda is my favourite pagoda in Bagan. The architecture is absolutely stunning and there are four massive Buddha statues in the temple. It is a great place to take photographs.
One of the famous places in Bagan.Ancient architectural building with wonderful design.King Khan Sit built this Pagoda imagined the Nandamu Cave where Little Buddhas lived. There were huge tamarind trees around the places.You can enjoy Burmese food of central Myanmar people. There were some Burma food shop under the shade of tamarind trees.
I'm going to go against the majority here and say that although this one is well-preserved, it's not actually the "best" temple in Bagan. Yes, the large wooden doors and standing Buddha statues are neat, and the red, white, and gold mix of colors on the outside is visually pleasing, but for me personally, I just didn't get the "awestruck" moment that I get at a few others. With over 2,000 temples from which to choose, everyone can find the one that's right for them!