Bago lies in the north of Yangon Division sharing common borders. Bago is the capital of the division famous for the historic Shwemawdaw Pagoda and other pagodas. Pyay is the hub of business activity where products of upper and lower Myanmar are traded. There is an archaeological site known as...Read More
Mrauk - U was once the capital of the once powerful Rakhine Kings the archaelogical remains in Rakhine (Arakan), as we now see them, date chiefly from the 15th and 16th centuries. It stands at Aung Dat creak about 50 miles (80 Km) from the mouth of Kaladan River where modern capital Sittwe lies....Read More
Inle Lake is famous for its unique Leg Rowers, floating villages and colorful markets held once in five days at village around the Inle Lake in interesting being full of pageantry and colorful splendor. Here, villages are built on stills over the lake waters and boats are the sole means of...Read More
Yangon's former name is not the only victim of symbolic changes in this country. For one, the country's name has been changed. To add up to this identity crisis going on in this country, this city has been stripped of its capital status, the capital relocated to a secluded new site called...Read More
Mandalay, Myanmar's second largest city, is located 668 km north of Yangon. Established as the royal capital 1857 by King Mindon it remained the site of the nationâ€™s court only until 1885 when the colonizing British exiled the last royal ruler of Myanmar, King Thibaw, to India. Now a city of...Read More
Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda, over 1100 m above sea-level, is situated about 160 km (a 5 hour drive) from Yangon. It is one of the most visited places in Myanmar. This mystical pagoda stands on a gilded boulder precariously perching on the edge of the cliff and it seems to be standing...
Bagan is a plain in the middle of Myanmar, covering a tract of country measuring about 16 square miles along the east bank of the Ayeyarwaddy. The monuments which are now in all stages of decay were erected mostly from the 11th to 13th centuries A.D., when Bagan was the seat of the Myanmar dynasty....Read More