Hintha Gon Paya Located behind the Myanmar Bago Shwemawdaw pagoda, this shrine has good views over Myanmar Bago town from the roofed platform on the hilltop. According to Myanmar legend, this Myanmar Bago pagoda was the one point rising from the sea when the mythological bird landed here.
The original palace was destroy by a fire in 1566 and rebuilt just in 1990. Today is an archeological museum and, inside, you can see the remain of the original wooden structure. The newer decoration is a triumph of gold, made even more bright by the light that come trough the big windows.
Attractions in Bago. Kanbawzathadi Golden palace; Kyaik Pun paya; Mahazedi paya; Shwemawdaw paya; Shwethalyaung Buddha; Inle Lake. The 18 kilometer long Inle Lake in Central Burma is known for its leg rowers, floating gardens and houses on stilts.
Maha Wizaya pagoda The Maha Wizaya Pagoda in Yangon is a very elegant structure on top of a small hill opposite the famous Shwedagon pagoda. The pagoda that is also called the Maha Vijaya Pagoda was completed in 1980 and is a mix of traditional and modern style elements.
The Shwemawdaw Paya in Bago is the tallest pagoda in Burma. With its height of 114 meters it is 15 meters taller than the Shwedagon Pagoda in nearby Yangon. The impressive Shwemawdaw, which translates to “Great Golden God” was built by the Mon people over a thousand years ago.