Visitors eye stunning artworks of Pyathetgyi Pagoda in Bagan

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A Buddha image seen in a temple.

People are keen to observe the fascinating artworks at Pyathetgyi Pagoda in Bagan, NyaungU Township, Mandalay Region, as it has sitting and standing Buddha images with advanced architectural designs.
Pyathetgyi Pagoda is an enormous and fantastic pagoda located southeast of Bagan. The pagoda was built and worshipped in the early 13th century by King Kyaswa. The monument has many considerable standing and sitting Buddha statues that can be studied in various postures.
By looking at the grand rooms and wide corridors of the late-period stupas, visitors can see the improved architectural skills of the builders of the Bagan period.
To the northeast of Pyathetgyi Pagoda is Sawhlawun Pagoda, and to the north is the Sinmyashin brick monastery complex. To the northwest of the pagoda is Culamuni Pagoda, while to the west are Dhammayangyi Pagoda, Taungguni and Myaukguni Pagodas and to the southwest is Dhamma Razaka Pagoda. — Dipa Lin/KZL

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