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Mon cities: Bago, Hanthawaddy

Date of Submission: 04/10/1996
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
Department of Archaeology
Coordinates: Bago: Bago Division, B.District and B.Township Hanthawaddy: Bago Div.,B. Dist., Nandawgon
Ref.: 826

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The ancient Mon cities built between the Ayeyawady Valley and the Sittaung Valley. Residencal Palace area of Mon King is under excavation. Contemporary with Innwa and built from the 11th to 17th centuries.