Top 5 Places to visit in Myanmra (Burma)

See our top places of interests for Myanmar tours with short description. They are not covering all amazing destination of Myanmar but they should not be missed when you're planning a memorable trip to Myanmar.
Myanmar is a delightful and spiritual country, largely uncharted by tourists. Located in Southeast Asia on the Bay of Bengal, the country has preserved its culture and landscape, remaining relatively unchanged since the British colonial times. The country is known as the ‘Golden Land’ because of the countless number of pagodas and temples, which dominate the landscape.
 
Myanmar also offers a variety of characteristic beauties and historical artifacts such as sparkling waterfalls, graceful lakes, glamorous caves, untouched beaches and the thousand year old golden pagodas scattered around Burma, especially in Bagan and Mandalay. (see: Myanmar map here)

Find out more about these top attractions in the country that you should not miss out when tour to Myanmar:

1. Yangon - the former capital

Yangon, the most cosmopolitan city in Myanmar which used to be capital of Myanmar until 2005, has earned the name of "The Garden City of the East". You will find the incredible Shwedagon Pagoda and have chance to feed your shopping habit on the vast array of traditional Myanmar arts and crafts.
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2. Mandalay - the ancient capital

Mandalay is the second largest city in Burma (after Yangon), and a former capital of Myanmar. Mandalay is famous for its spectacular Royal Palace, the world largest ringing bell in Mingun and the old colonial British hill stations of Pyin Oo Lwin, new experiences are to be found around Myanmar.
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3. Bagan - the land of over 2000 stupas and pagodas

Known as the city of four million pagodas, Bagan is one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia. You can also view the temple filled landscape at sunrise by hot-air-balloon. Bagan is likely to be the highlight to any Myanmar holiday.
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4. Inle Lake - the giant natural lake at 1800m height

Inle reflects remarkable scenery, pure natural beauty and becomes one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Shan State. Getting on the lake will open your eyes to unique local methods of farming and fishing. Spot fishermen rowing by in a unique method —propelling their boats forward with one leg wrapped around an oar.
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5. Ngapali Beach - the best beach of the country

Ngapali is probably Myanmar’s best-known beach. With its miles of white sand, turquoise waters and green palms, it is steadily becoming one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
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