Best places to go in MyanmarThe best destinations in Myanmar
Which are the best places to visit in Myanmar?
Burma is a 676,578 sq km (about the area of France) with 52 million inhabitants. They are made up of an impressive number of different ethnical groups, among them Bamar/Burmese (by far the most), Shan, Karen, Kachin, Chin, Mon, Han Chinese and Indians, to name but a few, located between the rising behemoths of India and China and abundant in indigenous nature sources (including methane, petroleum, teak and gems).
It has come a long way in a relatively little while, but a journey to Myanmar is truly something special - a way to encounter some of the world's most profoundly spiritual as well as some of the friendliest; to enjoy a variety of historic and culture pleasures; and to see an utterly breathtaking landscape, from the northern Himalayas to the Gulf of Bengalbeach.
Bagan travellers with a penchant for buddhistic churches, coups and cougars should have a country outing in Bagan, as there are more of them here than anywhere else in the canal. Myanmar's most visited tourist resort, Bagan, was the 9-13 century capitol of the First Burmese Empire.
Once called a "gilded city" by Marco Polo, it was home to some 13,000 Buddhist monasteries during the golden age of the Aeneolithic. There are still a thousand shrines, Stupa's and Pagoda's, among them the infamous Ananda with its glittering golden towers. YANGON - The former capitol and still the biggest town in Myanmar (Burma), Yangon is an exhilarating mixture of colorfulness, trade and spirituality.
Eye-catching the unbelievable Shwedagon Pagoda; feeding your buying habits with a wide selection of Myanmar art and craft; enjoying a hearty welcome from long-lasting natives. 3. MANDALAY-Mandalay is regarded as the center of Burma's civilization, a town of craftsmen and a commercial center for goods in all directi...
Its geometrically arranged roads, the many cyclists, the 8 km long motte and walls around the former royal palace, the palaces and convents and the holy Mandalay hill, which towers above everything, are some of its most prominent characteristics. The Inle Lake -Vast and the quiet Inle Lake is one of the most important touristic places in Myanmar.
In addition to its remarkable scenic beauties, the sea also lures visitors to the stilted buildings of the Intha, the descendents of the Mon from the far South-East. In a long, small outboat with a loud engine, a traditional tour on the shores of lakeside will remain at the northerly foothills of Inlesee.
Included in these tours are small workshop tours to stilted towns, several couples and probably a local fair, others including Kalaw,Mrauk U,Kyaing Tong (Keng Tung),Kuthodaw Pagodahttp://echutti.com/travel-forum/...