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Mount Popa, Landscapes, Bagan, Myanmar
Mount Popa

Mount Popa, an ancient volcano rising to an altitude of 1,500m, is located some 47 mi from Pagan. Pilgrims come here to honour the Nats, which are the spirits of Good and Evil.

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Amy Adejokun
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Discover Mount Popa

Mount Popa, an old volcano with an altitude of 1,500 m, located 50 miles out of Pagan, is a pilgrimage site where people come to honour the Nats, or spirits of Good and Evil. Climbing to the top of the mountain is not particularly difficult, and the view is magnificent.

Mount Popa

Mount Popa , A magnificent panorama , Myanmar
A magnificent panorama

Reaching the top of the mountain is not particularly difficult.

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Mount Popa , Myanmar
An oasis of greenery

Mount Popa is an oasis surrounded by the mainly arid land in the centre of Burma.

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An old volcano, Mount Popa, Landscapes, Bagan, Myanmar
An old volcano

A monastery is located at its summit.

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Mount Popa , Myanmar
A monkey on Mount Popa

This spot is home to a large number of monkeys

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Mount Popa , Myanmar
A place of pilgrimage

People come here to honour the Nats, the spirits of Good and Evil.

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