Popular Destinations in Myanmar
Also known as Rangoon, Yangon is the former capital of Myanmar. It is the
largest city in the country and is the important commercial hub of the
country. Yangon is termed as one of the safest cities in Myanmar. The
buildings in the city are awash with colors and reflect the rich history of
ethnic and religious diversity of the city. Yangon features an eclectic
range of markets, museums, and art galleries offering which reflect the
culture and history of Myanmar. Some of the major tourist attractions in
Yangon include Shwedagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, and Kandawgyi Garden.
One of the most interesting places to visit in Myanmar, Bagan is an ancient
city dotted with historical monuments. More than 2,000 Buddhist monuments
are present in the Bagan Archaeological Zone. The best way to explore this
city is to hop into a hot air balloon. This ride is available in the early
hours of the morning. Tourists can also beautiful photographs while
enjoying hot air ballooning in the city.
One of the favourite destinations for trekkers and adventurers, Kalaw is
perched on the ridges of the Shan hills. The town offers a respite from the
Asian heat hitting the plains below. Visitors in Kalaw can enjoy soothing
breezes of the highlands, along with opportunities for hiking. The assorted
food markets are another draw for the tourists here.