The Bagan archaeological zone in the city of Bagan, Myanmar is rapidly becoming a popular tourist site. Known for its numerous temples, pagodas, and monasteries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan from the 11th through the 13th centuries. The photo essay below illustrates the extent of damage to these historic sites from a recent earthquake.
Myanmar earthquake: Images from Bagan historic sites
By BBC News
August 25, 2016