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A Generic view of Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon. Photo by Athit Perawongmetha.

Yangon, the former capital of Myanmar is the largest city in the country. A mix of British colonial architecture, modern high-rises and glided Buddhist pagodas define its skyline. It is famous for the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s oldest and largest pagoda and the city itself was founded in the 11th century around the pagoda as a small fishing village. Due to recent political and economic liberalisation, the city is the country’s largest commercial and intellectual hub.

  • Bogyoke Market is situated in the heart of Yangon and it is the most popular bazaar, a colonial era building constructed in 1926. It has more than 2000 shops and stalls selling the largest selection of Myanmar handicrafts and souvenirs, as well as food, clothing,......

  • The Chaukhtatgyi Temple in Myanmar’s capital city Yangon has one of the biggest and most graceful Reclining Buddha statues in South East Asia. The statue’s placid face, with glass eyes, is topped by a crown encrusted with diamonds and other precious stones. It is regarded......

  • The Chinatown of Yangon or “Tayoke Tan” lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the centre of Downtown Yangon which is the busiest quarters of the city. Chinatown is where you’ll find vendor after vendor of charcoal grills, cooking all sorts of......

  • It is one of Buddhism’s most sacred sites and is said to be 2,600 years old, which enshrines strands of Buddha’s hair and other holy relics. It stands close to 110 meters tall and covered with gold plates and gold leafs and the top of......


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Bagan is an ancient city in central Myanmar, southwest of Mandalay, standing on the eastern banks of the Ayeyarwady River, it’s known for the Bagan Archaeological Area, where more than 2,000 Buddhist monuments tower over green plains. It is the most impressive testament to the religious devotion of Myanmar’s people – and rulers – over the centuries.

Mount Popa


Mount Popa is an extinct volcano 1518 metres above sea level, and located in central Myanmar about 50 km southeast of Bagan in the Pegu Range. You can climb up the 777 steps to the monastery at the top, where you will find a 360 degree panorama and a labyrinth of shrines to explore. You will also find curious and somewhat naughty little macaques local to the area which will steal anything from you if you are looking away.

Inle Lake


Inle Lake located in the heart of Shan Plateau is a beautiful highland lake 900 meters above sea level and it is one of the most anticipated destinations. It is well known for its floating villages and gardens, the unique one legged rowing and fishing of “Intha”, local fishermen, and traditional handicrafts and weavers of silversmith and silk.