14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The Ruins of Bagan
The ruins of Bagan lie spread out over the central plains of Myanmar. Here they are seen illuminated by a late afternoon sunbeam breaking through the clouds. This ancient city is fast-becoming Southeast Asia's premier archaeological tourist site alongside Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
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