Top 5 Places to get to in Myanmra (Burma)
see our top places of interests for myanmar tour with short description. They are not covering all amazing site of burma but they should not be missed when you're planning a noteworthy trip to myanmar.
myanmar is a delightful and spiritual country, largely uncharted by tourists. Located in Southeast Asia on the Bay of Bengal, the country has preserved its culture and view, remaining relatively unchanged since the British colonial times. The country is known as the ‘Golden Land’ because of the countless number of pagodas and temples, which dominate the view.
burma also offers a variety of characteristic beauties and historical artifacts such as glittering waterfalls, graceful lakes, luxurious caves, untouched beaches and the thousand year old golden pagodas scattered around burma, especially in Bagan and Mandalay. (See: myanmar map here)
discover more about these top attractions in the country that you should not miss out when tour to Myanmar:
1. Yangon - the former capital
Yangon, the most cosmopolitan city in myanmar which used to be capital of burma until 2005, has earned the name of "The Garden City of the East". You will see the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda and have opportunity to feed your shopping custom on the vast array of traditional burma arts and crafts.
Read more on Yangon:
- travel guide and tours of Yangon myanmar
- Suggested itinerary for Sightseeing in Yangon (Myanmar)
- Yangon surrounding tours ideas: Dala and Twante
2. Mandalay - the antique capital
Mandalay is the second largest city in myanmar (after Yangon), and a former capital of myanmar. Mandalay is popular for its spectacular Royal Palace, the world largest ringing bell in Mingun and the old colonial British hill stations of Pyin Oo Lwin, new experiences are to be found around myanmar.
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3. Bagan - the land of over 2000 stupas and pagodas
Known as the city of four million pagodas, Bagan is one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia. You be able to also scenery the temple filled spectacle at sunrise by hot-air-balloon. Bagan is likely to be the attraction to any burma holiday.
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4. Inle Lake - the giant natural lake at 1800m height
Inle reflects striking spectacle, pure natural beauty and becomes one of the most well known tourist destinations in the Shan State. Getting on the lake will open your eyes to special local methods of farming and fishing. Spot fishermen rowing by in a special method —propelling their boats forward with one leg wrapped around an oar.
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5. Ngapali Beach - the best beach of the country
Ngapali is perhaps Myanmar’s best-known beach. With its miles of white sand, turquoise waters and green palms, it is steadily becoming one of the most attractive beaches in the world.
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