TOP THINGS TO DO IN MYANMAR

Myanmar has gradually opens its door to the outside world; therefore, it will be much easier to travel to this Golden Temple country. Myanmar has all kinds of destinations that can satisfies your hunger to explore from pristine beaches to majestic Buddha statues, they are all awaiting you. Here is a list of all things to do in Myanmar and places that you should visit when you travel to Myanmar.


Ngapali

This is a must-see place in Myanmar with palm fringed white sands and crystal clear waters. This is the perfect place to lay back and chill out for a while. Even though Ngapali beach is the most popular beach area in Myanmar, it still has a laid back fishing village vibe.

Yangon

With a population of over 6 million, it is the lagest city and the main commercial centre in Myanmar though the former military government moved the capital to Naypyidaw in 2005. Yangon is not the world’s prettiest city but what it lacks in looks it makes up in character.
You only need a few days here to visit the main sights and love wandering around the centre taking in all the sights and sounds.

Shwedagon Paya

The Shwedagon Paya is a gilded stupa bang in the centre of Yangon. It is the most sacred Buddhist site in all Myanmar and is a hive of activity every night. It is suggested that you should arrive just before sunset to take photos both in daylight and evening. There is a lovely energy about the place with locals chatting, praying, and playing.
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Take a train journey

Train journey is a great way to see life in Yangon as the journey loops around surrounding satellite towns. Don’t be surprised if your carriage is full of fruit and vegetables as the train passes through many markets. Amazingly, 150,000 tickets are sold daily for the train.

Go to a tea shop

Teashops are very popular in Yangon and you should really visit once because of its wonderful experience. The shops are often very bustling and it seems like half Yangon was popping in for a cup of coffee and pastry. It is truly one of the best things to do in Myanmar.

The Golden Rock Pagoda

The Pagoda sits on the top of a giant boulder which is covered in gold leaf pasted on by Buddhist devotees. The rock sits precariously on a boulder seemingly defying gravity. Legend has it that the rock is sitting on a strand of Buddha’s hair, hence why it doesn’t fall.

Bagan

The jewel in Myanmar’s crown, Bagan is one of the most spectacular places in Myanmar. Bagan is an ancient city located in the Mandalay region. In its heyday there were 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries built. Now there is 2,200 for you to explore. On the larger temples, you can clamber up to the top to watch sunrise or sunset. You won’t be alone but watching the sun shine over hundreds of temples below you is pretty magical no matter how many people are around you.
In general, Myanmar offers a handful places for you to explore. Let’s have your own Myanmar travel and discover the best of the country.
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