What to Visit in MyanmarThings to visit in Myanmar
Be it the New Year, the beginning of the crop or the many Buddhaist feasts, every year Myanmar hosts a series of lively celebrations, and here is our selection of the best. During Burma on the 11th week of the full moons anniversary, this celebration marks the beginning of picking with sticky specialty rices cooked and savoured with family and family.
Between March and April during the summer vacation, young men from communities and cities throughout Myanmar will disguise themselves as prince and go to their native convent where they will briefly study the Dhamma - the Buddha teach the world. This Buddhist feast, held over 4-5 nights, marked the beginning of the Myanmar year with a rebellious throw of waters in the street and charity for the people.
It is a opportunity for Buddhists to wipe out misfortune and misfortune from the previous year. The five days of the Shwedagon Rally will lead to the full moons with visitors from all over Myanmar who will visit the Shwedagon Lagoon in Mandalay with fresh candlelight. ANNIVERSARY 18-day celebration held at the Phaung Daw Oo Lake in the Inle Lake is best known for the four Buddha sculptures that are carried on a regal ship across the Inle Lake waters.
Aka Myanmar's Light Festival, this season marked Buddha's Lenten season's comeback to the ground with the light of a hundred candle lights in churches and couples throughout Myanmar. Every year a ballon fest takes place in the Shan state capitol, at which tens of beautifully adorned stationery ballons are sent to heaven.
Myanmar's Top 8 Temples to Visits
Burma is home to a thousand sacred and sacred miracles. The Ananda Pahto, erected in 1105 A.D., is much venerated and contains four Buddha sculptures pointing north, south, west and easter. Prepare to wear your bargaining cap for a good deal or come to the sanctuary from the eastern side for a more tranquil door.
100 meters high, the Shwedagon Pagoda is the largest gold pagoda in the worid and can be seen from any point in Yangon. The 2500-year-old Myanmar sanctuary is Myanmar's most valuable achievement of sophistication. For the best possible sundown over the Bagan plain, head to Shwesandaw Pagoda.
From here you have a fantastic view of the temple crowds spread across the country and take your cameras for some really stunning photos as you walk up the stairs from the side of the podium over the five patios. Completing the solar adventure, you will find your way to the Lawkaoushaung Temple overlooking the Myinkaba Plain.
When it is locked upon your arrival, you will find the keychain, which is in a cabin behind the cemetery. It' a little additional work, but your rewards will be a spectacle of the sun rising in a sanctuary without other people. The Pindaya Caves, known as an important place of worship, are situated on a calcareous crest in the Myelat area.
From Yangon, take a brief plane ride to Heho Airport and a 1.5-hour ride to the location not too far from Inle Lake. There are far more people on pilgrimage than the tourist, so if you feel energized and want a little intimacy, take the back door and make the ascent for some uninterrupted, breathtaking outlooks.
The Kyaiktiyo Pagoda is another important place of worship in Myanmar, located on a large gold rock. From Aung Mindalar Yangon Aung Mindalar Station, take a 4.5-hour coach ride for about 8000 Kyats. Mahamuni Paya's 13 foot long Buddha is said to be over 2000 years old.
Located at the top of Mount Popa, 1518 meters above sealevel, Tuang Kalat Temple offers stunning vistas of luxuriant forest management and a truly peaceful environment for retreat. This is a holy place for the Myanmarites who believe that this area was the birth place of Nats, who sometimes appear in the shape of humans.
Start your Myanmar expedition with a relaxing stopover in PARKROYAL Yangon or via the main town PARKROYAL Nay Pyi Taw half way between Yangon and Mandalay.