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Destinations in Myanmar
Couldn't you decide exactly where you want to go on holiday in Myanmar? Burma is one of the most interesting and beautiful tourist attractions with breath-taking scenery and charms, imbued with astonishing histories, customs and cuisines. Bagan, the most important and noteworthy archaeological site in the dry plains of Central Burma, is the town of Bagan, which represents the old Burma's intellectual heritages.
Magnificent ruined landscapes and renovated memorials, encircled by corn groves, palm trees and the small mountains to the East and to the West, offer an unparalleled panorama - especially at sundown. It was recently moved as Myanmar's trading capitol and is the world' s gate to the state.
It is still a delightful town with a verdant feel in comparison to other Oriental towns. Yangon's centre still has many settlement houses from the UK. Shwedagon is a must on every trip to Myanmar. At the Scott Market, also known as Bogyoke Market, the visitor will find many crafts and memorabilia.
Yangon is a wonderful town, with parks and lochs, colourful indigenous market towns and an integral lifestyle with old tradition and past. Burma's last capitol, established by King Mindon of Koneboung, is now the second biggest town in Myanmar and is located in the heart of the state.
Remarkable are the Maha Muni Pagoda, Kuthodaw Pagoda, Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda, the Royal Palace and the picturesque views of the town Mandalay and the surroundings from 230 m high Mandalay Hill. People can also experience Burma in every nook and cranny of the Mandalay area. Lake Inle is 22 km long and 11 km broad and is snugly surrounded by the Shan Mountains with the extraordinary beauties of its native people and the extraordinary lifestyle of Inthar.
The Shan State Communal market, traditionally rotated after the Buddhist Sabbath days, is an interesting sight. The Ngapali is a 3 km long sanded, whitewashed lido in the state of Rakhine and is about 20 min by car from Thandwe Airport. From November to April is the best time to visit this lovely spot.
Ngwe Saung is located in the Ayerwaddy department and about 5 hours by car from Yangon. In the bustling commercial city Pathein you can stop by. This is a recently opened sandstrand with nice palms. The former top of the Shan River on the west side of the Shan River Table.
It' a small, scenic city, encircled by pinewoods in a quiet ambience and reminds of our days of colonialism. It is also a good place for walks and hikes to the neighbouring mountain towns that observe their everyday lives and harvest. The Hsipaw is a beautiful undulating city that has preserved the Haw or Shan Palace where Sawbwas used to live, and a good basis for hikes in North Shan State.
Hsipaw Central Market is one of the best stores with local strains trading various domestic appliances, food and clothes. Kayin State's capitol on the banks of the quiet Thanlwin River, Hpa An, is a busy trading centre in this frontier area, although it is a small city.
It' the capitol of Mon State, formerly known as Moulmein, it was once a flourishing teak harbour and the administration capitol of British Lower Burma. For most travelers to Myanmar it is off the beaten track, although the city with its wealth of historical monuments, colonial-style monuments, World War II wood busses and vicinity to the notorious Siamese Burma "death train" has a special appeal that makes it a captivating place!
One of Myanmar's holiest Buddhist places, the Golden Rock, about 160 km from Yangon is a four-hour ride inland. Situated 80 km northeast of Myandalay, this enchanting city is the former top of Maymyo, also known as Pyin Oo Lwin.
This city is known for its cold climate, the ecclectic architectural style of the colonies, nature reserves, falls and caverns. Discovering the city on an antique horse-drawn carriage is the most enjoyable in its cold and air. The Mergui Archipelago consists of over 800 wonderful archipelagoes and is situated in the most southern part of Myanmar. There is a wide variety of wildlife and very nice under water scenery and sea creatures.
An important free trading harbor in the sixteenth century and once the capitol of the mighty Rakhine Kingdom, Mrauk U is now an interesting archaeological site with several antique shrines and wealthy edifices. Mrauk U can only be reached by a plane from Yangon to Sittwe and then a five-hour cruise on the Kaladan River.
For information, contact your local tourist agent or the Myanmar Mission in your home state. In order to see an area where humans are still in harmony with the natural and traditional world, to see a face full of tattooing, which is a symbol of beautifulness, and to live a way of living that must be seen because it is completely different from the daily lives of Myanmar, the Chin state in the west of Myanmar, encircled by beautiful pinewoods, will be a great venture for those who enjoy exploring such secluded areas with native mountainpeoples.
Vitoria in Kanpet-let, Mindat and Matupi is a favourite destination for trekkers while discovering the natural beauty of the isolated mountain peoples and the Naga Fest, which takes place in mid-January, is also known to those who believe that the area is not inaccessible. It' a secluded big state with 14 cities and the main city is Hakha.
There' s a wonderful heart-shaped pond named "Reh" near the boundary to India. Loikaw is situated in one of the least frequented Kayah states and can be accessed by street or plane from the famed capital cities of Myanmar. It is a small city, inherently adorned with scenic seas, hills and characteristic clan cultura.
Kayan are the most popular "long-necked" Kayan strains living in this lovely country. You' ll explore the lifestyle of the Kayah folk through activity in indigenous communities such as Hta Nee La Leh, a traditional Kayah dead pile farm with a Kaetoebu community room where the villager makes forecasts, and Pan Pet, which provides the opportunity for walks and encounters with the locals - inclusive of long necks wives - and there are community stands where you can buy indigenous arts and crafts, complete with armbands and colorful muffles.