Myanmar has recently emerged from years of international isolation. This fantastic Southeast Asian nation is a magnet for travelers fascinated with Burmese culture. Towering golden stupas and Buddhist temples are found throughout the land. The world famous Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangoon is a must-see attraction. Scattered throughout the country’s midsection are ruins from the former Pyu city-states, several of which are recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In Mandalay, you can visit the famous U Bein Bridge, known to locals as the “lover’s bridge.” With a growing tourism sector and a rich cultural history, Myanmar is a gem of a destination. Tourists who venture here will find it hard not to fall in love.
M40***18The temple is called the most beautiful building of the cane, the whole temple is square, covering almost 100 acres. The center of the courtyard is the Ananda Tower, the tower is the Indian style square-shaped large Buddhist cave, southeast and northwest, each has a gate, inside a about 10 meters high Shakali Buddha. The tower stands over the tower more than 70 meters high, very tall and magnificent. The tower is light yellow, with thousands of statues of Buddha and the painted pottery reliefs of the story of Buddha Benson on the outside, and surrounded by the main tower, many small towers, statues of Buddha and various animal and monster sculptures.
TIC_This_is_ChinaBoat trip at Inle Lake was truly enjoyable. I am glad that we stayed at Bagan Lodge, a comfortable hotel with direct access to the lake. In addition to the boat trip, we visited “lotus silk” weaving shop and silverware making shop.
#holidayvacation The drive up to this hillside restaurant may be hair-raising, but it’s really worth it for some of the best views on the island. It has bungalows, as well as a restaurant with several dining spaces. You can choose from a wooden deck with cushions to individual thatch-and-bamboo ‘salas’ (pavilions) or the actual restaurant area itself. The northerly views from View point are of, Chaweng, Bangrak and the airport and, at noon on a clear day, are quite simply unbeatable. #tripaway #merryxmas
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Getting There - near Botahtaung Pagoda and Habour
Had buffet dinner on the Cruise but the food wasn't good. The boarding time is 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. It is good to hold an event, but you have to confirm the food with the manager before booking.
Anyway, it's a good place where you should hang out.
PS: local 25,000 MMK; non-local $25 (it's a bit rip-off)
The price can be changed.
This is one of the places where to hang out with friends. Especially, you can see many couples out there and can get fresh air as well. #inyalake #inyakanbaung
I have never been to Myanmar nor will I be able to visit anytime soon due to Covid. However I am a big #travelfoodie and made a #stayathome food vacation from where I was stranded during the Pandemic. I made Burmese tofu from chick peas, and made a very very gooey curry. It was delicious, with the extra tofu I coated and fried it and it melted like cream when bitten into. A very interesting cuisine and gastronomic vacation from my kitchen!!
Shwenandaw Monastery was built in 1878 by King Thibaw Min. The monastery is known for its teak carvings of Buddhist myths, which adorn its walls and roofs. The monastery is built in the traditional Burmese architectural style. Shwenandaw Monastery is the single remaining major original structure of the original Royal Palace today.