Bagan Inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List

Created: 12 July 2019

The ancient city was officially inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List on 6 July at a meeting of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. Bagan is Myanmar’s second site to be named as a World Heritage, joining the Pyu Ancient Cities which were inscribed in 2014. The successful naming of Bagan as a World Heritage follows an unsuccessful application in 1996.