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2 out of 71 attractions in Old Bagan
Next is the Ananda Temple is titled the "Westminster Abbey of Burma" and displays a fusion of Mon and Indian type of architecture. This temple is the main attraction in Bagan. Ananda Temple is like a museum. You can study all kinds of Myanmar arts here — architecture, stone sculpture, stucco, glazed plaques, terra cotta, wood carving, artwork of blacksmith etc. After this, we proceeded to the Myinkaba village to buy local handicrafts made by artists. then followed a visit to the Manuha temple, built in the 11th century in Mon style by King Manuha and the Nanpaya Temple, a unique sandstone monument which according to legends used to be palace site of the King Manuha.