Bagan is the former capital of First Myanmar Empire between the 11th and 13th centuries which is located on the bank of legendary Ayeyarwaddy River. It is remarkable Archeological Site in the world for its collection of Buddhist temples, stupas and monasteries. During Bagan Era, though over 10000 of pagodas were constructed, over 2000 pagodas still remaining nowadays. Bagan is the origin of Theravada Buddhism and flourished to the whole Myanmar (Burma).
Because of its wonderfully rich Archeological Site, Bagan becomes a must destination for the tourists in Myanmar. Bagan is the main hub for the lacquerware industries where artistic handicraft has been formed since almost two centuries and still practiced as the traditional workshops. The villages near-by Bagan area where you can see how to survive local people in the tropical region of Myanmar (Burma) are also become the attractions of tourists. As Bagan is the main tourist destination, it has a large numbers of hotels, restaurants and business related to Tourism. Bagan is a place of accessible by land, by water transportation, by air, by rail.