Bagan, Myanmar

Bagan in Myanmar, 2017, popularly known as land of two thousand monasteries. Standing on the eastern banks of the Ayeyarwady River, it’s known for the Bagan Archaeological Area, where these monuments tower over green plains. Holy sites around Old Bagan include ornate Ananda Temple, built in 1091 and topped with a golden stupa. Nearby is the vast 12th-century Dhammayangyi Temple.