Work begins to nominate Bagan as a World Heritage site

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Ananda Temple, Bagan. Source: The Irrawady, 20140930

Myanmar is starting to look into listing the Bagan temple complex as a world heritage site, in consultation with Unesco and experts from around the world. Listing Bagan has a unique set of problems, as a number of temples have been improperly conserved over the years, and development for tourism has encroached in parts of the landscape.

Ananda Temple, Bagan. Source: The Irrawady, 20140930

Ananda Temple, Bagan. Source: The Irrawady, 20140930

Govt, Unesco to Study Bagan’s World Heritage List Nomination
The Irrawady, 30 September 2014
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