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With a short and scenic trip up the Ayeyarwaddy from Mandalay you find Mingun, best known for the MingunPahtodawgyi, a huge, unfinished pagoda, which, if completed, would have stood at over 150metres and been the largest monument in the world. At 50 metres high, what remains of...


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Once a city of some 170,000 inhabitants, Amarapura (‘City of Immortals’), is now just a quiet southern suburb of Mandalay. The town is well known for its numerous workshops where bronze foundries and woodcarvers creating devotional objects for the markets of Mandalay, and the...


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Bago, situated on the road to Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock) and Mawlamyine, it remains a quiet and easy-going town with a lot more bicycles and motorbikes than cars. It is once the powerful capital of the second Myanmar Empire, Bago now still has plenty to see with temples and...

The Golden Rock of Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda

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The Golden Rock of Kyaikhtiyo Pagoda is one of the country’s most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites. The gold-covered boulder is said to maintain its balance thanks to a single hair of the Buddha enshrined inside the pagoda. To reach the top of the mountain, one can either make...

Shwedagon Pagoda

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Shwedagon Pagoda is the ‘heart’ of Buddhists in Myanmar. The Pagoda is believed to be 2,600 years old and there are always full with many people praying and making offerings at Shwedagon and especially on Full Moon days and religious days.

Bogyoke (Scott) Market

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Bogyoke (Scott) Market (closed on every Mondays & Public Holidays) has the largest selection of Burmese handicrafts, antique, jewellery, clothing and arts. The market is a major tourist destination and known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets.

Botahtaung Bo Bo Gyi

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Bo BoGyi means great grandfather, traditionally refers to the name of a guardian spirit, nat, unique to each Burmese Buddhist temple or pagoda. Bo BoGyi is typically depicted as a nearly life-sized elderly man, dressed in a curved cap and sometimes carrying a cane, to signify old...

Pleasant View Resort

Nestled between the RakhineYoma Hills and the Bay of Bengal, the Pleasant View Resort offers you a place of luxurious comfort, with spectacular views of Ngapali Beach and breath-taking sunsets. Within this exclusive enclave, guests can select from their 56 Deluxe Rooms, each...

Kalaw Princess Hotel

The hotel is situated at the old train station and it is only a few minutes walk to Mhainh Lone Mountain. The 22 European stylish appointed rooms are charming and comfortable with large windows allowing you to see breathtaking views right from your bed. You will have your own...

Cinderella Hotel

Cinderella Hotel is one of the most charming hotels in Mawlamyine. It has 23 rooms and they are all are fully furnished with modern teak furniture, Myanmar’s traditional arts and handicrafts. It is located at a centre on Baho Street within walking distance of most of the...