Old Bagan Tourism and Travel Guide

About Old Bagan

Bagan, Myanmar, is famous for its many, many old temples and pagodas. There used to be 10,000 temples, but because of earthquakes and no maintenance, there are only 2000 left. Although many have vanished, there are still a lot of temples to visit in Bagan and it really is an impressive view.When it's the balloon season (half October to half April) there will be hot air balloons rising up during sunrise, making it a magical moment. The beautiful early morning light and the old temples and ruins are already a special sight, but the balloons floating around makes it even more impressive. To get a good view it is awesome to get to a higher point and climbing up a temple is the best way to experience Bagan. In this blog, we'll tell you which Bagan temples are still allowed to climb.Climbing of the Bagan TemplesNowadays, the most popular and big Bagan temples aren't allowed to climb up anymore. Almost all temples are closed, except for the ones we'll tell you about below. These are all confirmed to be open at the time of writing (January 2019). Do note however that this might change in the future as they are closing more and more temples! We will keep this blog up to date with the latest information about the temples in Bagan. Before you're visiting, always read up to date information and if you really can't find a temple, there are enough locals around Bagan that will help you find a temple that is open to climb. Let us know in the comments if you know of other temples that are open to climb!

Best Time To Visit Old Bagan

Best time to visit Old Bagan is from March to July

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