Police Investigate Suspected Burglary of Ancient Pagoda in Bago Region; Kaung Myat Min; Irrawaddy

Authorities said a waterproof layer of concrete added in recent years to the top of the pagoda, which dates back to A.D. 4, was damaged but nothing was stolen.

Source: Police Investigate Suspected Burglary of Ancient Pagoda in Bago Region

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Sri Ksetra: UNESCO Treasure to Discover on a Short Break from Yangon; Marie Starr; The Irrawaddy

What remains of the ancient and mighty Pyu kingdom was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 2014 and makes for an intriguing part of a trip to the little-visited city of Pyay.

Source: Sri Ksetra: UNESCO Treasure to Discover on a Short Break from Yangon