Ballooning over One of Most Famous Archaeological Sites, Bagan makes your trip to Myanmar have a forever memory to your journey. The ancient city of Bagan, where in the area of 40 square kilometres a large number of pagodas, temples and Buddhist stupas were built. Thousands of them are well preserved, and thousands more have [...]
Shan People brief history and photos Shan people live primarily in the Shan State ( which is the biggest state in Myanmar) and Tai ethnic group of South East Asia, but also inhabit parts of Mandalay Division, Kachin State, and Kayin State, and in adjacent regions of China and Thailand. The Shan are estimated to [...]
Most Wonderful Wooden Carving Monastery, Shwenandaw Monastery – Myanmar Shwenandaw Monastery (Golden Palace Monastery) was built by King Mindon in 19 Century. Shwenandaw Monastery is famous for its amazing teak wooden carvings of Buddhist myths, which adorn its walls and roofs. The building is completely traditional Burmese architectural style. This ‘Golden Palace Monastery’ remains the sole major survivor of [...]
Mandalay Hill is a 240 metre (790 ft) hill that is located to the northeast of the city centre of Mandalay in Myanmar. At the top of the hill is the Sutaungpyei (literally wish-fulfilling) Pagoda. A panoramic view of Mandalay from the top of Mandalay Hill alone makes it worthwhile to attempt a climb up [...]
Chaung Tha Beach, 246km from Yangon, is the nearest beach resort located in the Ayeyarwaddy Division. Chaungtha Beach, as it is more commonly known, is about 5 hours’ drive away from Yangon. Boats head out to Whitesand Island (one way Ks 4000, one hour) at 8am, returning at 5pm. It’s a good place for swimming and snorkelling, although there [...]
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