This photo gallery contains a selection of pictures of Sagaing, a former capital which lies on the right bank of the Ayeyarwady. Founded in by Athinkhaya Sawyun, a Shan chieftain, in 1315 it was the Shan capital until 1364, when Ava was founded. Nowadays Sagaing is widely regarded as the religious centre of Myanmar. The Sagaing hill is covered with around 600 pagodas in which more than 3000 monks reside.

01 Kaunghmudaw pagoda 02 Kaunghmudaw pagoda 03 Kaunghmudaw pagoda 04 Kaunghmudaw pagoda 05 Kaunghmudaw pagoda
06 Au Min Thone Sae pagoda 07 Gate 08 Bus 09 Path to U Min Thone Sae pagoda 10 U Min Thone Sae pagoda
11 U Min Thone Sae pagoda 12 U Min Thone Sae pagoda 13 U Min Thone Sae pagoda 14 U Min Thone Sae pagoda 15 View from U Min Thone Sae pagoda 16 View from the U Min Thone Sae pagoda
17 Flame of the Forest tree 18 Sagaing hill pagoda 19 Pon Nya Shin pagoda 20 Pon Nya Shin pagoda 21 View over Sagaing hill
22 View 23 Another Sagaing hill pagoda 24 Pon Nya Shin pagoda 25 Pon Nya Shin pagoda
26 Pon Nya Shin pagoda
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