World Heritage Sites in MyanmarHeritage Sites in Myanmar
Since 1996 Bagan Archaeological Zone and Memorials Bagan Archaeological Zone and Monuments has been included provisionally in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is made up of more than 2500 Buddhaist memorials (temples, stupas, convents, etc.); some of these are still highly revered by the local people, attracting many travellers and followers from all over the world.
Unto Don, Sala, Pakhangyi, Pakhannge, Legaing, Sagu, Shwe-Kyaung (Mandalay) has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996. The Padah Lin Cave, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996, is an important archeological site in the southern Shan state in the Taunggyi area.
The four antique towns near Mandalay, which have been on the UNESCO World Heritage Site register since 1996, offer an amazing diversity of amazing sites and sights. During Myanmar's long past, capital towns have been resettled several occasions for various purposes. Myauk-U has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996 and is known for 200 Tibetan buddhistic sites dating from the fifteenth to the sixteenth century.
Religions in various states of preservation and have no counterpart in the area. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1996, this is located in the heart of the Shan Plateau. It' a breathtaking alpine lake, 900 metres above sealevel, 22 km long.
It is famous for its inhabitants who row with their legs. Conventional leggy vessels are the major attraction of Inlay lake. Fisherman using a fascinating one-legged paddle technology will never see you anywhere else in the world. 5 miles of fresh water is absolutely tempting. Since 1996 on the UNESCO World Heritage Site register, Bago has been the capitol of the Mon people.
Natma Taung National Park, known as Natmataung, is located in the state of Chin in the west of Myanmar. The Myeik Archipelago, which has been on the UNESCO World Heritage Site register since 2014, comprises some 800 archipelagos, mainly made of lime and stone, 60 km off the South Myanmar coastline. This isles are clouded by a deep, green plain wood and encircled by an expansive system of reefs.
The Lampi Island Marine National Park (LIMNP), declared ASEAN Heritage Park in 1996. The Hukaung Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is located in northwestern Myanmar and is part of both the Sagaing Division and Kachin State and covers a surface area of 17,890 sqkm.
The HVWS and Expansion are a donut whose exposed centre forms the flood plain of the Hukaung Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, the biggest affluent of the Ayeyarwady River. The Hukaung Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, founded in 2001, encompasses 6,371 sqkm. One of the biggest areas left is the Taninthary Forest Corridor in the Taninthary Range, which stretches across the south Thai/Myanmar frontier and contains a large number of endangered wildlife worldwide.
There are some of the most southern periwinkle arid woods of the season before they merge further southwards into the seasonally moist periwinkle-green wood. Creeks, which spring high in the north of Myanmar, head southwards before connecting to the Ayeyawady Rivers to the north-east of Myitkyina. It is almost entirely within Myanmar and occupies almost 60% of its area.
ARC provides habitats for these sharks, but also for other wild animals such as the White-bellied Heron and various endangered-turtles. Northern Mountain Forestry Complex is comprised of Hkakabo Razi National Park and Hponkan Razi Gamelife Sanctuary, along with a planned southern extension. Northern Mountain Forestry Complex comprises a range of woodland over 5,830 metres.
Sub-tropical lowland periwinkle forests merge into moderate periwinkle forests, broad-leaved forests, coniferous rhododendrons, alp pastures and, at the highest altitudes, snow-covered mountaintops. Among the wild animals endangered worldwide are the black musk deer, the common edged heron and the white heron. The Indawgyi lake Sanctuary (2014)Indawgyi® Lake Sanctuary (WS) contains Indawgyi River which is the biggest fresh water pond in Myanmar and a significant part of the wooded water divide around it.
Founded in 1999, the ILWS extends over 73,600 ha and extends from 169 metres at the sea level to over 1,400 metres. The northern part of the island is drained and comprises 12,000 ha of open waters, swamp, swimming and macrophyt. The rice is grown next to the sea in some low altitude areas, while the highlands in the divide are covered by forests of coniferous trees, evergreens and mountain pines.
One-third of the ILWS is non-rice wetlands. Since 2015 on the provisional schedule, the Banda Island, also known as Spice Island, was the initial and only site for the spice producing Muscat and Moss nut in the wealthiest years of the Netherlands, England and Portugal colonisation.