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23 holy places that promise a connection with nature

By: Anna Norris on March 24, 2014, 1:53 p.m.
Temples in Bagan, Myanmar

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Bagan temples

In the Mandalay region of Mymar, there is an ancient city called Bagan that was once adorned with over 10,000 Buddhist temples and pagodas. Today, about 2,200 of those structures remain in the arid plains. These ancient structures still stand since their construction between the 11th and 13th centuries, despite being located in an active earthquake zone.