Encounter a time-honored remnant rich in the country’s cultural heritage at Sulamani Guphaya Temple, an ancient Buddhist temple from the late Bagan building period. Constructed in 1183 by the industrious King Narapatisithu, the temple remains one of the most visited in the region. Translating literally to mean "small ruby," the temple’s name comes from a gem whose story is now told in the northern porch, where an inscription tells of how the King found a precious red stone at the site before starting to build the temple. Admire the delicate glazed terracotta brickwork depicting the life of Buddha as you explore the two-story structure, partly restored after the earthquake of 1975. Put Sulamani Guphaya Temple and other Bagan attractions into our Bagan trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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Myanmar is THE place for sunrises and sunsets. The hill of this place makes such an experience for the sunset. IT is a must. more »
この地域では中心的な寺院で、周りには多くの仏塔があります。夕日を見る展望台の正面にあります。付近には店が沢山出て、賑わっています。 more »It is a central temple in the region and has many pagodas around it. It is in front of the observatory watching the sunset. There are a lot of shops in the vicinity, and it is crowded.
This 12th century temple is one of the most popular with tourists. It is built of brink and stone and has been extensively repaired after the 1975 earthquake. It is known for detailed frescoes in its interior depicting various images from Buddha's life.
Near the temple there's a hill to watch and enjoy the beauty and amaze of mother nature,the sunset. Although there is way too much dusty, you will know later that it was worth to endure the dust once you see the awesomeness of Bagan's glorious view within the sunset. The hill is so-called Sulamani Sunset-watching hill as it is near Sulamani temple.
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