The city was founded in the 2nd Century AD according to Burmese lore, but many scholars believe it to have actually been founded in the 9th Century. From the 9th - 13th Century, the city was the capitol of the Kingdom of Pagan.
Today, Bagan is a major tourist attraction, known for its exotic beauty, ruins, history, temples, religious schools, and hot air ballooning.
People Born in Bagan
Bagan in People's Lives