Reasons to Recommend: Ananda Temple is located in the east of Bagan's ancient city wall. It was built in 1105. It is a relatively complete and beautiful Buddhist temple in Bagan. It is famous for its symmetry and balance. The architectural craftsmanship of the pagoda in the middle of the temple greatly surpasses the previous pagoda, and incorporates a special style. There are many tourists and locals visiting Ananda Temple. Outside the temple, you can often see a market, with a wide variety of sand paintings, wood carvings, postcards and clothing, as well as drink stalls, which are very lively. Ananda Temple is the culmination of ancient architecture. The whole temple is square and covers an area of nearly 100 acres. It is a completely symmetrical shape. There is a long corridor on each side leading to the middle courtyard. Take off your shoes before entering the temple. In the middle of the temple is the Ananda Pagoda, which is about 51 meters high. The white towers are stacked in layers. The Indian-style minarets like corn ears are covered with gold leaf and inlaid with countless dazzling jewels. Magnificent and dazzling. On the outer wall of the stupa, there are thousands of Buddha statues and painted pottery reliefs of the Buddha's life story. Although the green background can only be seen slightly after the wind and rain, the process of the World Honored One's ascetic practice, meditation and complete enlightenment and becoming a Buddha can still be seen. Around the main tower, there are many small towers, Buddha statues and statues of various animals and mythical beasts. The base of the pagoda is an Indian-style square Buddha cave. There are high gates in the south, south, and northwest. Inside each gate is a standing golden Buddha with a height of about ten meters and different postures. The two statues in the north and south are the original golden Buddhas, while the two in the east and west were damaged and rebuilt after the fire. The golden Buddha in the south is breathtaking. It is said that when you look at it from a distance, the big Buddha smiles very kindly and kindly, but when you go to its feet and look up, the Dharma image becomes very solemn, which makes you involuntarily worship. Every morning, you can see many locals and pilgrims from all walks of life come here to worship and lay flowers, filled with a pious atmosphere. At night, the lights will illuminate the golden tower top, the golden light is bright and can be seen from a distance, which is a major symbol of Bagan. There are also double-layered corridors in the tower, and there are double-layered windows for daylighting. There are thousands of Buddhist niches on the walls of the cloister, offering golden statues of different sizes, which are worth watching carefully. Outside the pagoda is an open inner courtyard, where you can admire the resplendent spires of the pagoda up close.