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Yangon ,formerly known as Rangoon, is the gate-way to Myanmar. Yangon is the capital city of Myanmar, and still retains some of its old colonial charm, with tranquil lakes, and gracious turn of the century architecture. The highlight of Yangon is undoubtedly the magnificent SHWEDAGON PAYA.
Golden rock is a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State, Southeast Myanmar. There is a small pagoda built on the top of a granite boulder covered with gold leaf pasted on by devotees. The boulder is delicately balanced on the edge of the cliff.
NgaPali Beach is located 7 kilometres (4 mi) from the town of Thandwe (Sandoway), in Rakhine State, Myanmar. It is the most famous beach in Myanmar and is a popular tourist destination
Ngwe Saung Beach is is a beach resort located 48 km west of Pathein, Ayeyarwady Region, Myanmar . The beach is 5 hours' drive away from the principal city of Yangon. Opened in March 2000, Ngwe Saung is newer and more popular than Chaungtha Beach, and is designed to attract people with larger holiday budgets.
Bagan is a spectacular ancient city, located in the central Mandalay Region of Myanmar. It is a popular destination with more than 2000 pagodas, and temples spread over the vast Irrawaddy Plain . Bagan with Pagodas and Temples dating back more than 1500 years is the most fascinating place for sightseeing .Tour by Car, Horse Cart or Bicycle.
Inle Lake - The second largest natural lake in Myanmar is located in the middle of Nyaung Shwe valley between the two parallel mountain ranges running North to South in the Southern Shan State. The tranquil lake is about 22km long and 11 km wide. It is renowned for the leg-rowing fishermen, and the floating gardens.
Mrauk U was once the capital of Rakhine State from the 15th to the 18th centuries. There are abandoned temples and shrines in most fields and on the tops of most hills. It used to be one of Myanmar most powerful kingdoms.
Monywa is a city in Central Myanmar, and lies 136 km north-west of Mandalay. In Monyawa, travelers have a chance to discover the unique shape of pagodas. Visit the fantastic Thanboddhay Paya and see the spectacular modern Buddhist art.
Mandalay was the last capital of Myanmar and is an important cultural centre. It is the heart of the country with numerous monasteries. Mandalay Fort and Palace are great attractions.
Mandalay Hill, which is located to the Northeast of the city centre of Mandalay in Myanmar, is one of the important destinations for those who interested in the religious, historical and cultural aspects of the country. The Views over the vast central Irrawaddy Plain are spectacular
The Famous Pindaya Caves, located next to the town of Pindaya in Shan State, Myanmarese are a Buddhist pilgrimage site and a tourist attraction located on a limestone ridge in the Myelat region in the Northern Region of the country. Inside the caves there are more than 8,000 Buddha images.
The culture of Myanmar has been heavily influenced by Buddhism and the Mon People. The columns of Saffron robed monks receiving food in the early morning is a wonderful sight to behold
Myanmar cuisine has been heavily influenced by China, India, and Thailand. The diversity of Myanmars cuisine has also been enhanced by the myriad of local ethnic minorities and extensive use of fish products.
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