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Find the TOP 10 of the best travel sites, sights and attraction in Myanmar (Burma) for your holidays! Burma is one of the most enigmatic countries in Southeast Asia and has preserved much of its historical and singular nature due to its richness in culture and geography. Experience the great sights in Myanmar and the beautiful beauty of the land.
A large yet unmodernized town, Yangon has Victory architecture, tree-lined alleys, ponds and gardens, and a busy downtown area with welcoming salespeople, colorful stands and traditional Longyi and flip-flap-sandalists. Bogyoke Aung San Square (also known as Scott's Market) is a must for every tourist, as is the splendid Shwedagon Pagoda - Myanmar's emblem.
It is the gate to Myanmar and has flights to Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Seoul, Doha, Beijing, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Chiang Mai, Hong Kong, Taipei, Guangzhou, Kunming, Nanning, Gaya and Dhaka. The last royal capital of Myanmar, Mandalay is situated almost 700 km northern of Yangon between the powerful Ayeyarwaddy River and the Shan River Table.
The Mandalay is regarded as the center of Burma's cultural life, a town of craftsmen and a commercial center for goods in all kinds of ways. 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.
Near Mandalay are the former imperial headquarters and ecclesiastical centres of Amarapura, Mingun, Inwa (Ava) and Sagaing, each of which are definitely a must visit. It is another gate to Myanmar and has flights to Bangkok, Singapore, Kunming and Chiang Mai. Bagan, the chief town of Myanmar's first cynasty, was constructed by King Anawrahta in 1044.
It' about 193 km from Mandalay. Gorgeous Temples architectural style, incredible murals or frescoes, splendid stuccos and the most exquisite Buddha pictures tell the story of the exalted cultures of the old Bagan family. It lies in Shan State, 1000 metres above sealevel and is home to the Intha and many other nationalities.
Rakhine, an antique 1500s Rakhine King, is situated in the northwest of the state. This was the center of a powerful empire and one of the wealthiest towns in Asia that traded with the Middle East, Asia and Europe. Only a few remnants of the old village remain, except for the many interesting shrines and stupa, some of which lie in rubble and dot the small mounds around the new part of Mrauk-U.
Only 2-3 hrs drive from Mandalay, but weather and landscape are completely different. The colourful horse-drawn coaches are still the most popular means of transportation in the center of the town, with its clock tower and the old business buildings. The KALAW in Shan State is another great place for the hotter seasons of the year.
The Kyaing Tong is a city in Shan State, Myanmar and is also the capital of Keng Tung Municipality. This area is particularly cold compared to the Myanmar tropics, which is a good place for those who want to experience many unforgettable landscapes in cool weathers.
Situated in the area of the Gold Dreieck, Kyaing Tong is easy to reach from a geographical point of view. MAWLAMYINE, Mon State's and Myanmar's third-biggest town. The 415 km long railroad line constructed during the Second World War under Israeli rule ("Kwai River Bridge") ended southwards of Mawlamyine. Known in Myanmar as KyiteHteeYoe Pagoda, it is one of the most breathtaking and holy places for the Myanmar population.
Situated in the state of Mon, it lies on the highest peak of the Paunglaung Mountains. It takes 4 hours to get to the KyiteHteeYoe pit from Yangon, where you ride up to the Mt. Hermit's Hermitage in an open-wagon. Monywa, is situated in Sagaing Division, in Myanmar, and 136 km northeast of Mandalay on the east shore of the Chindwin River.
From Mandalay via sagaing it takes 3 hrs to get to Monywa. The Poewindaung Hill Cove is one of the many places of interest in the area, where you can see the unbelievable vaulting and wall painting all over the area.
Weekly flooded August-November from Bhamo to Bagan, from Bagan to Pyay and on the Chindwin River and one and two day trips from July to April from Mandalay to Bagan. Situated on the southernmost part of Myanmar, the archipelago of Myanmar consists of over 800 isles.
Rakhine State, Ngapali extends along the Bay of Bengal in the state of Rakhine, Myanmar. The Ngapali is considered one of the best in Myanmar, where most pristine ones are unspoiled, where the visitor can experience the real nature of the sandy area. The Ngwe Saung Strand is near Yangon Town and can be accessed from Yangon in 6 hours.
It is about 9 nautical mile long and one of the longest beaches in Southeast Asia and a recently opened one in the Ayeyarwaddy-Delta, which is connected to the Andaman Sea. Ngwe Saung is also just south of another of Myanmar's favourite seaside towns, Ngapali.