The premier destinations of a country are the most visited spots by the tourists. In Myanmar, there are four premier tourist destinations. Let’s take a look at each of these:

Yangon (Rangoon):
This is the formRound Yangon Cityer capital city of Myanmar and is host to many prime tourist locations. Some of the top rated attractions in Myanmar are Shwedagon Pagoda, Chauk Htet Gyi Buddha Image, Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue, National Museum, Scott (Bogyoke Aung San) Market, Memorial to the Forgotten World War and the Kandawgyi Park. The tourists can enjoy their stay at some of the major hotels like The Governor’s Residence, Kandawgyi Palace Hotel, Traders Hotel and The Strand Hotel. City’s weather is great for strolling and the shopping scene is lively.

myanmar_stonecarve_2This is also another prominent Myanmar city with bustling population and filled with good tourist destinations. Some important destinations are Mandalay Hill, Maha Myat Muni Pagoda, Golden Palace Monastery, Mandalay Fort and Kuthodaw Pagoda. The top rated hotels include Sedona Hotel, Mandalay Swan, Mandalay City Hotel and Mandalay Hill Resort . The place is well known for its beautifully architectures city which is hundreds of years old.




myanmar_bagan This is called ancient city of devotion. The city has attracted spiritual visitors for one thousand years and is a remarkable tourist destination of south-east Asia. Though, there are two main attractions, Nyaung Oo and New Bagan, there is much to see in the town. Beside the town, Sale (Salay) and Mount Popa are popular places in this area. The number of monks you witness, suggest you that it is a highly spiritual place. The top rates hotels for travelers to stay are Bagan Thande Hotel, AyeYar River View Hotel, Thazin Garden Hotel and Bagan Thiripyitsaya sanctuary Resort. The architecture of countless temples in Bagan is simply awe inspiring for the visitors. Bagan is home to the famous Lacquerware industry and tourists can witness artists accomplishing this marvelous feat.


Shan State:

myanmar_inlayThis is a vast state and attracts many tourists. The main attraction is the Inle (Inle) Lake. This picturesque lake is located 900m above sea level. There are floating islands in the lake which are home to some 150,000 people. Another major attraction in Shan Land is the Pindaya caves. These are pre-historic caves which are located on the city’s outskirts. Some more attractions include Kalaw (a beautiful hill station) and Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda. The people of the state warm and welcoming of tourists.


Besides these four premier destinations, there are many other tourist destinations in Myanmar. Words cannot contain the explanation of these beautiful places and they must be visited to experience them fully.


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