Bagan Mural Paintings & Frescos

Bagan Mural Paintings & Frescoes.

Traditional mural paintings in Bagan are some of the real treasures of the country they are hidden in the basements of temples are of a very traditional art style. The majority of this wall paintings show the life of Buddha. 

Mural Painting.

Most frescoes are over one thousand years old and somehow fragile because the wet air during monsoon times bring fungi and deterioration.
Buddha and Buddhism legends are depicted on the walls of the temples usually in form of Jataka stories.

Bagan murals and frescoes.

Bagan murals and frescoes open a window into far away times since lots of them also show daily live scenes in the palace, temples and nature. This is part of the great cultural heritage of Myanmar or Burma. Bagan is for sure one of the most important archaeological site in the world and the images tell more about mythology.