Top Places to Visit in Myanmar
Mandalay, resting on the banks of the
Irrawaddy River, is a metropolitan mosaic that is home to
scores of pagodas, markets, monasteries, and artisan
workshops for silk-weaving and gold leaf. But just steps
outside the hustle and bustle of Mandalay, you’ll uncover
less-touristed temples, rich greenery, and rural scenery in
Sagaing, and Inwa (Ava)
The temple town of Bagan was once a
powerful, ancient capital city. Today, Bagan is a major
pilgrimage site, and thousands of Buddhist pagodas &
temples stretch across the region’s vast plains.
Inle Lake and the surrounding region is
a completely different world from other parts of Myanmar.
Intha fishermen, in their stilt houses and floating gardens,
have rested for generations atop the pristine water. The
area is also home to myriad tribes and colorful local
Yangon is a collage of beautiful
scenery, diverse cultures, arts and business, and highly
revered Buddhist temples. From Yangon, drive east to Mt.
Kyaiktiyo to witness Golden Rock Pagoda, one of the most
iconic stupas in the world. And there are many more
places; simply must-visit destinations throughout Myanmar
that give you heart pounding experiences.