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Mandalay

Mandalay is the second biggest city in Myanmar and was created in 1857. It lies on the east bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River and in the upper some piece of Myanmar. Mandalay has the Royal Palace of the last Konbaung Dynasty. Mandalay inherits numerous social legacy from the antiquated Myanmar Kingdoms and excellent spots to visit.         
 

Naypyitaw Airport

The government opened Nay Pyi Taw International Airport last week, more than four years after construction work began in April 2007.
 

Important Telephone Numbers

Police: 199
Tourist Police (Tourist Safety Unit): 01-376166. 642742. 549209
 

Bagan

Bagan (formerly spelled Pagan) goes back very nearly to the start of the Christian Era. It lies on the twist of the Ayeyarwaddy River. Bagan might be checked to have begun with King Anawrahta. He climbed the throne of Bagan in 1044. Around then, the kingdom was under various religions. After Shin Arahan's landing to Bagan, it changed over to Theravada Buddhism.  It was said to be that every last family unit could give a consecrated Pagoda, in light of their confidence in Buddhism accept and likewise in view of their riches.      
 

Myanmar Visa Information

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Yangon

Yangon (formerly Rangoon) is a must-go destination of Asia today. Yangon, the commercial capital, is the main gateway to Myanmar. Evergreen and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes, Yangon has earned the name of "The Garden City of the East". Yangon was founded by King Alaungpaya on the site of a small settlement called Dagon when he conquered Lower Myanmar in AD 1755.        
 

Shwe Dagon Pagoda

info In the capital city of Yangon, you will find the magnificent fabulous Shwedagon Pagoda. The Shwedagon Pagoda sits upon holy Singuttara Hill, visible from miles away. Shwedagon is the most sacred pagoda as it enshrines the relics of the three earlier buddhas and the eight hairs of Gautama Buddha. It rises 99.4 metres (326 feet), with the perimeter measuring 432.8 metres (1,420 feet) and glittering in gold. The very top is tipped with a 76-carat diamond. Legend has it that the Shwedagon Pagoda is 2500 years old.  
 

Pyu Ancient Cities

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 info The Pyu city states were a gathering of city-expresses that existed from c. second century BCE to c. mid-eleventh century in present-day Upper Burma (Myanmar). The city-states were established as a component of the southward relocation by the Tibeto-Burman-speaking Pyu individuals, the soonest occupants of Burma of whom records are extant.
 

Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Myanmar

Here are top 10 tourist Attractions in Myanmar, although this may vary due to different presenters.
 

10 Things to do in Myanmar

10 Things to do in Myanmar includes balooning, biking, and traveling all around the country. Please sit back and enjoy a 2-minute presentation.
 

History of Mandalay

Mandalay, as the center of Myanmar culture, was outstanding in the past, it holds the stage now; and it will continue to be a place of pride in the future. It is situated about 600 kilometers north of Yangon on the Ayeyarwaddy river, is, with about half a Million inhabitants Myanmar's second largest city.
 

Kyaing Tong

info Kyaing Tong is about 456km from Taunggyi, the capital city of Shan State. Kyaing Tong is inhabited by ethnic tribes such as Wa, Shan, Akha and Lahu. Kyaing is full of temples, colonial buildings, lakes and is the most scenic town in Shan State. Kyaing Tong also carries the definition of "Walled City of Tung".
 

Mount Khakaborazi

info Mount Khakaborazi is Southeast Asia's highest mountain, located in the northern Myanmar state of Kachin.The elevation of this mountain is 5,881 metres (19,294 feet). It has extended from the range of Himalaya. The coordinates are 28°19'59"N, 97°28'00"E.The peak is enclosed within Khakaborazi National Park.
 

Important Telephone Numbers (Naypyitaw)

 
Telephone Area Code : 067
Myanma Post and Telecommunication
Auto Exchange - 422222, 420111, 421111
Fault Complaint - 420100, 420000
Post Office - 420002
 

Myanmar Vacation Tour in 1 Hour

If you have an hour for a video tour all around the country, here is a good presentation for you.
 

Mandalay Palace

info The Mandalay Hill is situated to the north-east corner of the Mandalay Royal Palace. It lies from north to south, its altitude being 236.5m above sea level and its height going up to 167.64m.
 

Buddha Tooth Relic Pagoda

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The Buddha Tooth Relic Pagoda is situated on the Maha Dhamma Yan Thi Hill, to the east of the Yangon-Mandalay Highway, Shar-taw Lay Village, Amarapura Township. The Maha Dhamma Yan Thi Hill was chosen for the site of building the pagoda, and the Parikamma Ground Cleansing Ceremony was celebrated on 6-7-95. On the land which covers 364.23 hectares is built the main shrine of 49.38m in diameter and 49.38m in its Height.
 

Putao

info Putao is a town far north of the Kachin State. Putao is close to the Hkakaborazi Mountain, the highest mountain in Myanmar. Hkakaborazi means snowcapped year round. It is 5889 meters high.
 

Lwin Moe Travelling

Please note that the narration is in Myanmar language. Subtitles are in English. Myanmar Actor "Lwin Moe Travelling" (လွင်မိုး ခရီးသွားနေသည်) travel log video is a popular TV series presented in Myanmar, on his tours in mostly Chin State. We will try to bring you English caption sometimes in future.
 

Reh Lake

info Chin State is a mountainous region and lies in the Northwest of the Union of Myanmar. Towns and villages in Chin State are situated on the mountain ranges (or) among the valley and plains.