What is Myanmar known for

Myanmar is known for what?

All you need to know to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Formerly known as Burma. Shrines of Buddhism as you delve into the history of the country now officially known as Myanmar. Though Burmese cuisine, which is little known, is influenced by its neighbours - especially India, Thailand and China - the end result is clearly its own. Burma (Burmese:[mj?

mà]), officially the Republic of Myanmar and also known as Burma, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

The name Yangon is known in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma).

Yangon National Musuem A high point of the treasure here is a jewel-covered lionshrone. Drugs Elimination Browse the campaign campaigns of the jungle age in this strange muse. The Bogyoke Aung San at the Aung San Aung San Musuem in the two years before his murder. Visit us for a small photo exhibit that shows what Yangon used to look like.

Apostolic Armenian Congregation of St. John the Baptist The oldest in Yangon. The Surti Sunni Jamah Mocca from the 1860', probably the oldest preserved mocca in Yangon. Art Nouveau Myanmar Htwe Oo Myanmar Theatre of the Puppeteers. The National Races Village Cycle this beautiful nature reserve, Kachin, Kayah, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine and Shan Cycle.

The only place in town with folk dancing and musical shows. The Coconut & Banana Wholesale Markets Besides the sale of fruits, this colorful supermarket is ideal for observing the world. With more than 2000 stores, this indoor store is good for a few hour's exploring.

It is best to visit the San Pya fish market in the early morning to see how the fishing vessels unload their catches. Known for the use of herbal, cosmetic and medicinal origin.

Bienvenue in Mandalay, Burma's ancient royal capitol.

Allude to Mandalay and it evokes atmospheric pictures of the old world's and the mystic Far East's old-colonialist culture, partly due to Rudyard Kipling's renowned poet. Mandalay, however, is a relatively young and vibrant town, where glittering glassy buildings erected by China's large migrant populace stand alongside lush Buddhist Stupas; an ethnically varied town known for both its nouveau-rich jewel vendors and its large monk people.

In spite of its increasing modernism, the testimonies of Mandalay's years as Myanmar's imperial capitol (between 1857 and 1885) are still there. The most impressive of its attractions is the fortress of the King's Palace, which takes up a perfectly placed position and is encircled by a wide, secluded ditch at the base of Mandalay Hill. It has also maintained its traditional craftsmanship.

Many of the ancient techniques are used in factories all over the town, manufacturing everything from the plate of sheet golden that believers place on holy Buddha pictures, to rock sculptures (mainly Buddhas), characteristic Kalagas hapisseries and burnishedade. To get an original Mandalay flavour, put your mouth around some beautiful Muslim Chinese noodles (pronounced pan-thei-kao-sweh).

The Mandalay Hill with its glistening wealth of convents and cloisters has been welcoming Buddhist hikers for hundreds of years. It' s definitely a good idea to climb the top to get a glimpse of the town, whether you're walking up the hill or taking a spin on the small hill path.

The dawn is the ideal moment for a trip when crowds of friars and locals swing across the river bridges; the sundown is just as scenic, although you tend to rush for a good place with other people. Considered the spiritual center of the land, it is home to several thousand friars and monastics, and its slopes are lined with whitewashed cougars and gold Stupa.

To get the best view of the countryside drive up Sagaing Hill. One 45-minute cruise from Mandalay, Mingun is best known for its giant incomplete Mingun Payaupa. A further draw is the powerful Mingun bell: a 90 ton heavy brass bells, which is supposedly the biggest undamaged bells in the arsenal.

Maymyo ('a.k.a. Pyin Oo Lwin) sat at an elevation of 3,510 ft, about two hrs eastward of Mandalay, and was the colonial colony of Myanmar's summers capitol when the British streamed to this comfortable mountain terminal to avoid the Mandalay swelter. Almost 90% of Burmese are Buddhists and the land is home to some 600,000 Buddha religious friars and monastics - the highest proportion of any monk in the state.

One of Myanmar's most important centers of religion, Mandalay is home to half of the country's convent people.

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