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Shan kings ruled at Sagaing for forty-nine years, when the country was conquered by an incursion of Shans from Mhnyin and Mogaung.
The Sagaing Sovereigns were :a
After the break-up of this dynasty it remained under Shan rule (the capital being at Ava) till a.d. 1554, when Ava was captured by Bayin-Naung, the Talaing King of Pegu. It remained under Talaing rule till a.d. 1599, when the united Talaing Burman Empire became dismembered.
In 1733 the Rajah of Manipur invaded the Chindwin Valley, and pushed his armies as far as Sagaing. A fight took place at the Kaung-hm-dau pagoda, about five miles from the town, and to this day dah cuts are seen on one of the pagoda gates, said to have been made during the fight.
Sagaing became the capital again in 1760, when Naung-dau-Gyi, the eldest son of Alaungpya, succeeded to the throne. On his death Sin-by-shin re-transferred the capital to Mt-s-b (the modern Shwbo).
The ruins of the old city walls show that they were very strong and substantial, and the plateau to the north-west of the present town, behind the hills, is thickly strewn with ruins of pagodas and other buildings.
The principal objects of interest at Sagaing are :a
1. The Pagodas in and around the town.
2. The Fort.
3. The Gyaungs in the Sagaing Hills.
4. The Ohn Min Thonz} or Thirty Caves.
A short description of each will now be given.
5. Nau-rhata Min B
7. Min-bauk Thi-ha-pati
1315 to 1322 A.D 1322 a 1336 ,,
1336 ,, 1339
*339 m *349 A
1349 a (7 Mos)
1350 A 1352 a 1352 a 1354 A1350 A 1352 a 1352 a 1354 A