Listed only as Pagoda No 1066 and housing a Buddha statue, the structure measured 26 feet by 26 feet and was 40 feet high.
At the forefront of Burma’s proposal to UNESCO will be a pledge to relocate hotels and buildings that interfere with the ancient ruins.
An American tourist has died after falling from one of the hundreds of pagodas that dot Bagan, a major travel destination in central Burma, according to the Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library office there.
On a tour of the ancient archaeological site Bagan on Tuesday, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi suggested that the long-held practice of scaling the major tourist attraction’s temples for sunrise and sunset views should be banned in future.
Built during the reign of King Htilominlo (1211-31 AD), the historic red-brick temple suffered extensive damage in a 6.8 magnitude earthquake in August.
Police and soldiers have been called in to help protect and rebuild centuries-old Buddhist pagodas in Bagan, a day after at least 187 of the brick temples were damaged in a powerful earthquake.