Antique Myanmar map of strangers. and the Myanmar National Heritage und das Myanmar National Committee for World Heritage. From Ava: Ava, ancient capital of central Burma, on the left bank of the Irrawaddy River at the confluence of the Myitnge River. Next, head to Mount Popa, the mythical houses of Myanmar's spirits. The Southeast Asian country of Burma, which remains undiscovered by most outsiders, holds a wealth of ancient treasures and fascinating history.