Search 
 

Bagan: Ancient Capital of Myanmar

Language

English version Italian version Japanese version Spanish version French version German version
 

Home | Travel Tips | 360 Tour | Around Bagan 

  Home
  Bagan History
  Bagan Monuments
  Bagan's Favourite
  Bagan Lifestyle
  Festivals & Events
    Festival Calendar
 
   
   
   
  Comments & Suggestions
  Get a tour quote
  Get a hotel room
   
 

Book a Hotel in Bagan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ananda Temple Festival

This typical festival is held in Bagan, around the Ananda temple, the most crowded celebration in the most beautiful temple. Ananda pagoda festival takes place a few days before the full moon day of Pyatho, usually falls in January or early February depending on the Lunar Calendar.

It is held to raise money for the upkeep of Bagan’s thousand-year-old Ananda temple. A tent city of stalls and shops surrounds the temple. Locals from near and far come to enjoy the festival. Most of the people would be having Thanaka on their face to keep one selves cool from the heat. Thanakha is a yellowish skin paste that is unique in Myanmar. This pagoda festival is not only to worship the pagoda, Buddha, but also for shopping after the harvest time. There are different kinds of stalls and sell everything especially the products from the other regions of the country. Villagers bring their essential things and come by bullock cart and make themselves at home around the temple.
 

     
  Bagan Photo Gallery
  Slideshow
  Weather
  Map
  Airlines
  Contact Us
  Comments
  Site Map

 

 
   

  Have you got a hotel in Bagan?


 
   

Top


 
   

Home | Bagan Photo Gallery | Bagan Map | Site Map

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2006-2013. All rights reserved by Travel Myanmar Net