Welcome to Bagan, Burma, home to the "world's largest and densest concentration" of Buddhist temples and pagodas. The archeologically rich town is just one of 10 little-known Asian cities you'll want to visit after admiring the photos on this list:
Hand in hand - IT WAS all toasts and effusions of mutual esteem when President Thein Sein welcomed Shinzo Abe to Myanmar’s capital, Naypyidaw, on May 26th. Mr Abe was the first Japanese prime minister to visit the country since 1977.
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The ancient temples of Bagan, Burma
Sule Pagoda Street — the zero mile or the exact centre of Yangon (Rangoon) from which all distances in the city are measured.
The Ancient City of Bagan, Burma (Myanmar)
Bagan Temples, Burma
Hot air balloon above ancient temples of Bagan, Burma
Knitting Sweaters While Burma Burns - the angry cartoons of Harn Lay. This cartoon was inspired by Hillary Clinton's trip to Burma in late 2011, the first visit by a U.S. secretary of state to the country in more than 50 years.