Thatbyinnyu Meaning "Omniscience" was built in 1144 A.D By King Alaungsithu, The grandson of Kyansittha. This is the Tallest Temples of all Monuments in Bagan. 61m high Overlooking the Bagan scene. The Temple Has four-storied Buildings with Four Corridors and Seven Terraces Attached. The top Terrace is the Best Place to See the Best View of Bagan As well As the sunset and sunrise. The Architecture of the Temple Signifies the Finest of Myanmar Culture. The Corners are Amazingly Straight and the Two Tiers of Windows Perfectly Admit light and air. The Eastern Portico has a Central Stairway Guarded by Two Standing Doors. The stairway leads to an Intermediate Storey Where a Corridor Runs Around the Central Mass.
Gold Leaf Gilded Stupa Surrounded By Smaller Temples and Shrines. It was King Anawrahta who began Building Shwezigon Pagoda. In the sakarit year 452 (ie. AD 1090), He left it unfinished and it was King Kyanzittha who completed it on 1087, The Inner one was Build by the Father king Anawrahta And covered with the Stones by the son King Kyanzitthar Around the Terraces of the Pagoda. Within the compound of the Shwezigon Pagoda is a Stone Pillar Containing Mon Language Inscriptions dedicated By King Kyansittha It has a bold waistband round the Bell-Shaped dome Above Which Rises a series of Concentric Mouldings Ending in a Finial And Crowned by an Umbrella. Shwezigon Pagoda is One of the Fifty-Five Encased Pagoda in Bagan.
This 13h Century Temple is like Thatbyinnyu, About 60 Metres high with a fine view of the Bagan Plains. The Temples were built By King Narapati Sithu After Building the Sulamani Temple. But the king did not Complete the Construction. It was completed by his son Htilominlo. Gawdawpalin is Counted as One of the largest Shrines of Bagan. The Temple is a double storied Temple in the late style, with Porticoes on all Four Sides, but with the eastern portico projecting further than the others. In the ground story, a vaulted corridor runs around a central block against whose four sides are placed images of the Buddha. It is said, to seek Pardon with an Obeisance for Insulting the Memory of his forefathers. Gawtaw Means the Act of Obeisance And Palin Means Throne.