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Nanpaya Temple


Nanpaya is a Hindu temple located in a village of the southern part of Bagan. Standing near the Manuha Temple, Nanpaya Temple is also one of the famous temples in Bagan. Considered as an 11th century temple, Nanpaya Temple is actually built from bricks and sandstones. Outside the temple, you can see many window and wall carvings. At the centre of the temple, there is a sanctuary with four stone pillars with sandstone bas-relief of orge head. According to the Myanmar legend, the face of the orge represents the guardian and eats flowers instead of meat.

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