Shwezigon Pagoda is a Buddhist temple located in Nyaung-U, a town near Bagan, in Burma (Myanmar).

Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar

Shwezigon Pagoda is a prototype of Burmese stupa.

Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar

Shwezigon Pagoda - consists of a circular gold leaf-gilded stupa surrounded by smaller temples and shrines.

Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar

Shwezigon Pagoda was built began during the reign of King Anawrahta.

Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar

Shwezigon Pagoda was completed in 1102 AD,during the reign of King Kyansittha of the Pagan Dynasty.

Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar

The Shwezigon Pagoda is believed to enshrine a bone and tooth of Gautama Buddha.

Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar

Young dancer showing his moves as part of the procession for the Shwezigon Pagoda Festival.

Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar Shwezigon Pagoda, Bagan, Myanmar

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