Places of Tourist interest in MyanmarSights in Myanmar
MaungMagan Strand is the right place for you if you are looking for a calm and tidy place.
It is one of the most important attractions in Dawe. The Buddha is nine infamous Buddha with the words of Burma. They used to call this place Shain Koe Paya (Burmese term). The town of Drawei is only a few kilometres from the Andaman Sea. So you will see the many astonishing archipelagoes in Dawe.
From the Andamanensee, you can explore the islands of Loung Louone Boké (Burmese term) and Pae Zin (Burmese term) and do some activities such as snorkeling, angling and boating. Myaw Yit (Burmese name) Paya is another of Dawei's sights. Actually the pit stop is very near MaungMagan (Burmese term) Beach.
Remarkably, the podium is located in the center of the isle and was constructed on the many gigantic rock. Dawei has a dozen pristine unspoilt sands. There are still untamed and abandoned shores. There are not many who know of the existence of these shores. Sri Sat Sar Awww (Burmese term), Phoe-Phoe Kyauk (grandfatherstrand) and Sintauk ( "Burmese term) are places you can visit.
As a matter of fact, Dawei town will be the ideal place to offer you a wide range of experiences for your holiday with beautiful sandy shores, beautiful isles, and renowned pagoda.
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Myanmar's last capital city was situated in the Myanmar plains. This palace city was established in 1857 by Mindon. It was in 1852 that Amarapura told Mindon that the English cannons were brought to the Royal Palace from gunboats. So, he decides to move his palace to Mandalay.
Nowadays, this town is supported by the cultural heritage of Myanmar and is also known as the trading hub of the U.K., which trade from north to south and from east to west and with the neighbouring states of China, Laos, Thailand, India and Bangladesh. Situated to the north-east of the Mandalay downtown, Mandalay Hill is 236 metres high.
Heights of the ridge rise to 167.64m. The Pagoda Sutaungpyei is located on the top of the mountain and can be accessed by road or on foot via 1,700 stairs. It is worth trying a ascent over the stairs for a very beautiful look at Mandalay from the top of Mandalay Mountain alone.
Mandalay is the last king's residence of Myanmar's last emperors. Built between 1857 and 1859 as part of King Mindon's foundation of the new King's capitol Mandalay. For the building of the building only teak was used. Its four 2km long ramparts make up a perfectly placed site with a series of 48 strongholds regularly spaced at 169m (555ft) and encircled by a trench 64m (210ft) in width and 4.5m (15ft) in depth.
It ended on 28 November 1885, when the British arrived at the castle and brought the last King Thibaw and the King's household to India after the Third Anglo-Burmese War was over. Both the watchtower and the castle entry were restored in 1989. The Kuthodaw is a Buddha school with the official title Mahalawka Marazein in Mandalay.
The building was constructed at the same Mandalay residence during the rule of King Mindon in 1857. Situated in the centre, it is encircled by 729 inscriptions in three lines of cyauksa gu or rock, each of which contains a plate of text from the Tipitaka, the whole Pali canon of Theravada Buddhism, on both sides.
Former Maymyo, Pyin Oo Lwin is situated just south of Mandalay, at an elevation of 1070 metres and 1,000 metres aboveseas. Name after Colonel (later Major General) James May of the Fifth Bengali Infantry based there in 1886, the city was used as the UK's summernapit.
It is renowned for its magnificent botanic garden, waterfall, Defense Services Academy (DSA) and Cyberity, which was founded in 2007. Situated on the banks of the Ayeyarwady River, about 45 min by car south-west of Mandalay. This is a small town of Bagan, with many stupas and Buddhist convents that have been constructed on the hills.
Some of the most popular places are Tagaing Hill, Padamya Zedi, Sun Oo Ponya Shin, Zedi Hla, Mingun Shwe Myin Tin, Sin Mya Shin, Kazun Naint, Myinsine Pagoda, Padu Zigon, Mi Pauk Gyi, Music by Kyaik Lat Gyaung with murals, Lay Kyun Man Aung, U Min Thoneze, NgaHtatKyi, Kaung Mu Taw, Aung Myay Law Ka, Phaya Ngasu with murals, Pahtodaw Gyi and Mingun Bell, Pandaw Pagoda, Set Tawya and Mya Thein Dan.
Sagain's most important sights such as Sun Oo Ponya Shin and U Min Thoneze are situated on Sagain Hill. It is the biggest and the most popular in the town of Sagraing with its large whitewashed building and large cupola dating from 1636. Thanakhar", Myanmar's favourite stores, can be seen all over the area.
A Sagaing Division town three hours drive from Mandalay on the east shore of the Chindwin River. There' is more of Buddha's cultural inheritance than Mandalay. Monywa's most important touristic attraction is the Thanboddhay Pagoda with 582,363 Buddha pictures of various size, the reclining Buddha "Shwe Thar Lyaung Paya" with a length of 111 meters and a height of 10 meters and the Phowintaung caves above the Chindwin River.
The name Amarapura means "City of Immortality" and is located 11 km southwards of Mandalay. During the Konbaung period in the eighteenth and nineteenth century, it was the capitol of Myanmar before it was eventually displaced by Mandalay. Though it was a former imperial capitol with the Pa Htoo Taw Gyi Pagoda, Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda, which were all property of the Kings Palaces, the renowned one is the Wood Bridging with the 1,200 metre long U Leg Bridging directly across the Taungthaman Lake.
This is a timber viaduct that connects the two shores of Lake Taungthaman in Amarapura (City of Eternity), once the 1.2 km long Konbaung Dynasty town. Founded in 1364 by Myanmar king Innwa was the capitol of Myanmar until 1841. The town is in the Mandalay Division of Myanmar, just South of Amarapura on the Ayeyarwady River.
It is situated in a part of the walls of Innwa, in Mandalay and Amarapura. There is still a lot of culture and religion going on in this town, with a lot of Buddhistic facilities. Some of the world' s most celebrated abbeys, Mahar Aung Myay Kyaung and Ga Yar Kyaung Bars, were erected by teak in 1818 by former monarchs.
A few churches, mock-ups and convents have been preserved as a small town within the town walls after a powerful 1838 quake. Mahamuni Buddha or Mahamuni Pagoda is a renowned buddhistic pagoda situated 2 km from the center of the town and south west of Mandalay. This Mahamuni picture is from Arakan.
The old custom relates to only five Buddha images made during his life; two were in India, two in paradise, and the fifth is the Mahamuni Buddha picture in Myanmar. The Buddha, according to mythology, came to the Dhanyawadi town of Arakan in 554 BC. The Mahamuni Buddha is usually covered with only males.
There is a bronze statue inside the Mahamuni pit, and humans believe that by reaching out to the same part of their bodies where they have fallen ill, they will heal. Innwa, the world's biggest clock weighing 90 kg, is located on the western shore of Mandalay, about 11 km away.
Today, the vast remains of the pagoda and the mythic lion still bear witness to the archeological abilities of the Amarapura age.