Thatbyinnyu Temple

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Thatbyinnyu Temple is 61 metres (201 ft) tall, the tallest in Bagan

Thatbyinnyu Temple (Burmese: သဗ္ဗညုဘုရား) is a famous temple located in Bagan (formerly Pagan), built in the mid-12th century during the reign of King Alaungsithu. It is adjacent to Ananda Temple. Thatbyinnyu Temple is shaped like a cross, but is not symmetrical. The temple has two primary storeys, with the seated Buddha image located on the second storey.


  • Pictorial Guide to Pagan. Rangoon: Ministry of Culture. 1975 [1955]. 

Coordinates: 21°10′08″N 94°51′49″E / 21.16889°N 94.86361°E / 21.16889; 94.86361