It is the capital of Bago Region.
located about 50miles from Yangon .
It had two famous old city named Bago or Ussa and Hanthawaddy.
King Thamala who came from Thaton established a new city at Bago
in AD 825.
After ruling 17 kings Thamala dynasty.
King Banya U a descendant of Wareru dynasty moved his capital from Moktama to Bago founded the first Hanthawady dynasty.
As an important sea port in 1740
king Alaungphaya destroyed the city in 1757.
King Bodawphaya ruled from 1782 to 1819 .
The four Buddha images were placed against the side of a massive bricks pillar.
This was built by king Dhamaceti in AD 1475
374feet (114m),the tallest pagoda in Myanmar,
180feet was built by king Migadipa in 984 AD
Myathar Lyaung Buddha Image
There are about 500 student monks who learn Buddha's teaching during lent time.
Royal Audience Hall
Built in 1581
Replica of king Bayintnaung' palace
in 1990,acheologyist uncovered a series of huge post holes and teak pillers beneath half a dozen mounds of bricks and soil.
Teak Post Museum
Teak posts found from Palace Site Excavation are displayed.
Name of towns,Region and Royal ministers who sent teak post for the
Royal audience hall were inscribed at the Base by Mon and Myanmar Languages.
Bumble Bee Throne Hall
It is believed to be The king's Sleeping House
Hinthar Kone Pagoda
The highest palace in Bago.
King Bayint Naung Built a pagoda on Hinthargon in 1567 and named it
Ponnya Ratana ceti.
Hamsa Hilllock .
Hermit U khanti built as new pagoda in 1924.
She wears a bufflo head dress!
Built by King Dammazedi in 15 century.
it was erected in the form of kalyani sima at Sri- lanka and 10 lithic inscription of its vicinity recount a detailed intercourse of Myanmar and Sri-lanka in religious affair.
Bago Railway Station