May 16, 2014

Bagan, Myanmar

Photograph by Zay Yar Lynn, National Geographic Your Shot

A herd of cattle trods the earth with the pagoda spires of Bagan in the dusky background. The ancient capital of Myanmar (Burma)—and a sight to rival Cambodia's Angkor Wat—Bagan once held 13,000 pagodas dating back to the second century A.D.

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