A selection of pictures of Bago, a town in lower Myanmar about one hour by car from Yangon. Bago was originally founded in 573 AD as a Mon outpost. Its golden age came between 1385 and 1635, when it was the capital of the Mon kingdom of lower Myanmar. Bago's main attraction is the huge Shwethalyaung reclining Buddha as well as its beautiful pagodas.
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