45 Places to Visit in Myanmar 2021, Tourist Places & Attractions
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Sule Pagoda, Mount Popa, Chaukhtatgyi Paya, Shwedagon Pagoda, Inle Floating Gardens, Ngapali Beach, Kakku Pagodas, Kalaw, Macleod Island and many more.

Whether you are looking for some serene beach or just wish to visit a calm and poils location, the places to visit in Myanmar come in a wide variety. Myanmar is home to over 2000 ancient pagodas and temples that are not only architectural marvels but prove the spiritual aspect of Burmese natives. Besides, its white beaches along the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal lure tourists with picture-postcard scenery and fun-filled activities.

From thousand-year-old cities like Yangon, Mandalay to sacred religious sites such as golden pagodas and ancient monasteries of Bagan, tourist places in Myanmar are truly captivating and promise a trip into the rich heritage of the country. However, Lake Inle is a picturesque location to enjoy boating or discover floating villages, markets, and farms.

The Macleod Island, Ngwe Saung, Ngapali Beach are a few of the finest beaches in Thailand, offering a nature retreat, Mount Popa and Kalaw are havens for hiking and green lovers. With so many incredible tourist attractions in Myanmar, it is indeed a great location to plan your next vacation!

Must Visit Places in Myanmar

01

Sule Pagoda

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Located in the heart of Yangon, the Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa believed to be built during the time of the Buddha, about 2,600 years ago. It is surrounded by various structures of historical, business, and cultural significance and is visited by devotees from across the world.

This is one of the most ancient places to visit in Myanmar and deserves a visit for its religious importance, beautiful architecture, and holy charm. 

Location: Junction of Sule Pagoda Road, Yangon 11141, Myanmar

Timings: 4:00 am to 10:00 pm

Entry Fees: 2,000 MMK 
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Mount Popa

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An ancient extinct volcano, Mount Popa is amongst the most religious tourist attractions in Myanmar. It is home to 37 temples dedicated to Mahagiri Nat spirits and a sacred pilgrimage place for the Burmese. Taung Kalat is the most famous shrine amongst the 37 temples and is dedicated to Goddess Popa.

To reach this shrine one has to climb about 777 steps but the architectural marvels and panoramic views of the surroundings are worth every effort.

Location: Pegu Range, Mandalay, Myanmar

Timings: 4:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry Fees: 10,000 MMK 
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Chaukhtatgyi Paya

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Home to one of the most revered and the largest reclining statues of Buddha, Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple is amongst the most memorable places to visit in Myanmar. Its 65-meter-long Buddha’s white face is finished with bright red lips and blue eyeshadow while the feet have 108 intricately designed Lakshanas describing the noble characteristics of the Buddha. 

Local monks from nearby monasteries can be seen wandering here worshipping Buddha’s teachings. The place is visited by tourists and devotees from across the world and fills them with a spiritual aura. 

Location: Yangon, Myanmar

Timings: 6:00 am to 8:00 pm

Entry Fees: 7,047 MMK 
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Shwedagon Pagoda

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Located on Singuttara Hill in Yangon, the Shwedagon Pagoda is amongst the most sacred Buddhist tourist attractions in Myanmar. It amuses the visitors and devotees with its amazing structure and hundreds of gold plates and diamond-encrusted top of the stupa. 

It is indeed a treasury of Myanmar's rich heritage, architecture, religion, and arts and comprises several temples, stupas, and statues. It reflects the architectural style of the ancient era and is a magnificent symbol of Buddhism. 

Location: Shwedagon east gate Yangon, 11201, Myanmar

Timings: 4:00 am to 8:00 pm

Entry Fees: 11,273 MMK 
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05

Bagan Golden Palace

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A replica of the original palace, the Bagan Golden Palace is a sight to behold for its golden charm and tranquil appeal. It lets the visitors get an insight into how the original palace looked like and how it functioned during ancient times.

Several guided tours are available (in English as well), allowing visitors to understand the significance of each and every section of the Golden Palace . It also has a huge collection of artifacts and other items that belong to Royal families of old eras. 

Location: Bagan, Myanmar

Timings: 4:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry Fees: 5,000 MMK 

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Inle Floating Gardens

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Inle Lake is certainly one of the most stunning places to visit in Myanmar for its blue water and majestic hills in the backdrop. It is the second-largest freshwater lake in Myanmar and spread over forty-five square miles. 

The lake is a great place to witness the beautiful floating gardens, a wide range of flora and fauna, and spectacular sunset scenery. Take a private boat or shared boat to enjoy a thrilling sail through the waters and collect beautiful memories and pictures or buy a locally made product to take back as a souvenir.

Location: Taunggyi, Myanmar 

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07

Kakku Pagodas

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One of the most amazing tourist places in Myanmar, the Kakku Pagodas complex houses 2,500 ancient small pagodas overlooking the hills near Inle Lake. While most of the pagodas are similar in shape and size, the central pagoda is 40 m high.   

Most pagodas are made from bricks and coated with stucco and still have the hti. Many stupas are decorated with carved sculptures while some have enshrined images of the Buddha. Do plan a visit to this unique place and have a memorable experience.

Location: Pa-Oh, Myanmar

Timings: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry Fees: 4,227 MMK 

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Mandalay Palace

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The Mandalay Royal Palace is the last architectural marvel built by Burmese Royals and is one of the most stunning tourist places in Myanmar. The complex comprises more than a dozen buildings, including audience halls, throne halls, a court building, a monastery, a watchtower, a library, a tooth relic building, etc. that are made up of teak wood and are surrounded by the walls of a citadel.

Today a section of the citadel complex is used by the Burmese army, whereas the Palace and surrounding gardens are open for the tourists.

Location: East Gate, 66th St, Mandalay, Myanmar

Timings: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fees: 7,047 MMK 

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09

Ngapali Beach

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Discover one of the most serene beaches in Asia with a trip to the stunning Ngapali Beach and be mesmerized with turquoise blue water, white soft sand, and the sea scenery of your dream. Located approximately 400 km Northwest of Yangon, this beach is indeed a picture-perfect paradise on the Bay of Bengal to enjoy ultimate relaxation sans the crowd.

The beach offers a beautiful setting to just sit and relax and a range of water sports and activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, boating, fishing, etc. Numerous restaurants, cafes, and resorts are also present near the coastline making it a great vacation destination.

Location: Rakhine State, Myanmar
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10

Kalaw

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An old hill station offering a laid-back atmosphere, Kalaw is a great place to enjoy a refreshing climate and picturesque views. Known as Myanmar's trekking mecca, this beautiful town is one of the most charming places to visit in Myanmar. 

The town is home to the famous Aung Chang Stupa that impresses the visitors with its silver and gold glass mosaics. Also, there are several restaurants and beer stations located in and around the local market that make the trip to this town more charming.

Location: Shan State, Taunggyi, Myanmar 
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Macleod Island

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Macleod Island is an unspoiled, secluded, and breathtakingly serene destination to enjoy a beach holiday away from the madness of the city's crowds. Here you can indulge in diving, snorkeling, fishing, sea kayaking, like water sports, or test your stamina with jungle trekking or biking around.

It is a paradise for nature lovers as well as honeymooning couples and is home to the world-famous Myanmar Andaman Resort. The resort complements the trip with beautifully furnished rooms, exclusive services, lip-smacking delicacies, spa therapies, and a range of water sports and land excursions. 

Location: Mergui, Myanmar 
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Thanboddhay Paya

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Thanboddhay Paya is one of the awe-strikingly beautiful Buddhist tourist attractions in Myanmar. It features the hundreds of stunning enshrined images of seated Buddha. The pagoda is a large temple complex known for its impressive architecture comprising tiered roofs adorned with golden and red tiles.

Do visit this place to appreciate not only the remarkable red, gold, and mauve exteriors but impressive interior walls designed with tiny Buddhas. The buildings surrounding the pagoda also create a fairy-tale Buddhist chateau scene. 

Location: Monywa, Myanmar

Timings: 6:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fees: 3,000 MMK 

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Kandawgyi Park

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Offering a tranquil retreat, the Kandawgyi Nature Park or Kandawgyi Garden is one of the most serene tourist places in Myanmar. Spread over 260 acres, the garden is home to several tropical gardens, restaurants, recreation centers, a long walkway along Kandawgyi Lake, a mini zoo.

It also hosts various concerts and annual festivals and offers excellent views of the Shwedagon Pagoda and Karaweik Hall. The garden is a great place to unwind with family, partner, or friends and is loved by both locals and tourists alike for its beauty and serenity. 

Location: Kan Yeik Thar Road, Yangon, Myanmar  
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14

Dukkanthein

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The Htukkanthein temple is one of the unique places to visit in Myanmar for its bunker-like structure. This Buddhist temple is located on a small hill in the Mrauk U town and houses a long spiraling corridor heading to the inner chamber.

The temple was built on a raised ground and has small windows and just a single entrance. The structure is surrounded by massive stone walls and as per the legends, it served as the place of refuge during times of war

Location: Mrauk U, Myanmar

Timings: 7:00 am to 5:30 pm

Entry Fees: 5,000 MMK 
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Bodhi Tataung

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Amongst the most surreal tourist attractions in Myanmar, Bodhi Tataung is renowned for its more than 1000 Buddha images, including the enormous standing Buddha image, the third tallest in the world. 

The standing Buddha glimmers with its 424 ft height and houses painted galleries depicting 31 planes of existence and gruesome scenes of hell. Along with this, a 312 ft reclining Buddha is also situated that supplements the appeal of the place. Another attraction of the place is the 430 ft gilded stupa, called Aung Setkya Paya that offers lovely views from its upper rim.

Location: Monywa, Myanmar

Timings: 6:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fees: 3,000 MMK 
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Taukkyan War Cemetery

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The Taukkyan War Cemetery is a memorial dedicated to allied soldiers who died during the Second World War in Myanmar. It has 6,374 graves of World War II soldiers whereas its pillars have over 27,000 names of Commonwealth soldiers who died during battles in Burma but do not have graves.

The cemetery is amongst the peaceful places in Myanmar and is visited by history buffs to pilgrims who come here to pay respects to a loved one. The area is meticulously maintained and complete with fresh flowers that enhance the serenity of the place.

Location: Yangon - Pyay Rd, Yangon, Myanmar

Timings: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

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Maha Bandoola Garden

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Maha Bandula Park/Garden is located close to popular attractions like the Sule Pagoda and Yangon City Hall and one of the great tourist attractions in Myanmar for enjoying a relaxed evening. In 1935, the park was given the name Bandula Square, after the famous Burmese leader and freedom fighter Bandula.

Along with green landscapes and Independence Tower, it offers great sunset and sunrise panoramas. Both locals and tourists like to visit this garden for having some pleasurable moments amidst pleasant weather and excellent views.

Location: 261, 263 Maha Bandula Park St, Yangon 11182, Myanmar

Timings: 5:30 am to 7:30 pm 
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Mingun Temple

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A massive but incomplete pagoda settled on the bank of the Irrawaddy River, Mingun Temple was meant to be the largest pagoda in Myanmar. It houses two giant stone lions roughly 29 meters high guarding the pagoda.

The construction of the pagoda started at the end of the 19th century when King Bodawpaya wanted to build a 152 meters high structure. However, the project was not completed due to a lack of funds and labor. Nevertheless, it still serves as one of the famous worship places in Myanmar.

Location: Min Kun, Mandalay, Myanmar

Timings: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm

Entry Fees: Included in the Mingun archaeological zone ticket costing 7,047 MMK 
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Thatbyinnyu Temple

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Thatbyinnyu Temple is an ancient 12th-century Buddhist temple built during the reign of King Alaungs. It is situated in the old city of Bagan in Myanmar and is considered as one of the t most revered places in Myanmar. Consisting of over 21 storeys and reflecting the classical Burmese style of architecture, the temple is unique in itself. It is built on a square-shaped base and houses a grand seated Buddha statue enshrined on the second storey.

Location: Old Bagan, Myanmar

Timings: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Entry Fees: Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK 
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Htilominlo Temple

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Towering 46 m, the Htilominlo Temple is amongst the most majestic places to see in Myanmar. It was constructed in the 1218 era under the rules of King Htilominlo and is similar in structure to the Sulamani Temple, which was built almost three decades ago.

The Htilominlo Temple is a marvelous brick structure with white intricately carved stuccos depicting ogresses and mythological animals such as Makara sea creatures. Its Shikhara is quite similar to that of the Ananda Temple except that it is not gilded. 

Location: Minnanthu, Myanmar

Timings: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Entry Fees: 21,137 MMK
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Other Places to Visit in Myanmar

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Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda

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A beautiful Buddhist pagoda situated in Yangon, it is one of the most cherished tourist attractions in Myanmar for its five-storey sculpture of sitting Budha. The 16-meter high statue depicts the famous Bhumisparsha mudra highlighting 'Calling the Earth to witness' and impresses the visitors and devotees with its unique appeal and grandeur.

The walkway leading to the temple is also a sight to behold as it is embellished with paintings displaying the Buddhist versions of heaven, hell, and famous Jataka tales.

Location: Bahan Township, Shwegondine Road, Yangon, Myanmar

Timings:
6:00 am to 8:00 pm

Entry Fees: 2,000 MMK
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Myanmar Gems Museum

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Plan a visit to one of the most unique places in Myanmar, the Myanmar Gems Museum that is home to a huge collection of precious Burmese gemstones. The museum is situated in a building that also has a Gems Mart from where visitors can analyze and buy high-quality raw and finished gemstones such as rubies, pearls, jade, sapphires, and others. 

The museum is a must-visit for all gem lovers where they will certainly find something fascinating for themselves  or loved ones. 

Location: No.66, Gabaaye Pagoda Road, Yangon, Myanmar

Timings: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (Monday Closed)

Entry Fees: 7,047 MMK 
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Kyauk Daw Kyi

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Renowned for its 37 feet tall Budha sculpture, the Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda is amongst the most fascinating places to visit in Myanmar. Its famous Budha sculpture is made out of a single piece of white marble and is enshrined in a large hall decorated with elaborate embellishments.

A multi-tiered Burmese-style roof called Pyatthat, ferocious-looking giant Naga's heads, and a pair of giant white and gold Chinthe lions are a few of the highlights that make this pagoda unique and highly attractive.

Location: Mindhama Hill, near Yangon Airport, Yangon, Myanmar

Timings: 6:00 am to 8:00 pm  
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Shwenandaw Monastery

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A fine example of 19th-century wooden architecture, Shwenandaw Monastery is a very finely carved teak wooden monastery. It is situated just outside the Mandalay Royal Palace and hence given the name Golden Palace Monastery. 
Its typical Burmese style architecture, featuring a four-tiered roof, makes this grand structure  impressive and unique. It is decorated with very detailed intricate wood carvings and has a main Buddha image in the central hall where only men are allowed to worship.

Location: Mandalay, Myanmar

Timings: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Entry Fees: Included in the Mandalay Archaeological Zone combo ticket, costing 14,092 MMK
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Kuthodaw Pagoda

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Renowned for housing “the world’s largest book”, the Kuthodaw Pagoda is amongst the most impressive places in Myanmar offering spectacular architecture and a gilded appearance. The pagoda complex boasts of 729 shrines each holding a single marble slab inscribed on both sides with Buddhist teachings.

The pagoda complex houses a gilded pagoda in the center, four large golden Chinthe, a Galon, and an open pavilion with a Buddha image set in the “Calling the Earth to witness” posture.

Location: Mandalay, Myanmar

Timings: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Entry Fees: 7,047 MMK 

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Snake Pagoda

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Popularly known as Hmwe Paya, the Snake Pagoda is amongst the most interesting places to visit in Myanmar. It is home to several large pythons who live here coiled around the enshrined Buddha statue.

The temple was founded in 1974 when a Buddhist monk started seeing the snakes as holy souls of monks and began taking care of them. So far, the snakes haven’t harmed anyone and believed to fulfill the wishes of devotees visiting here. The place is visited by thousands of devotees every year for worshipping and exploring the ruins located nearby.

Location: Kyaukse, Mandalay, Myanmar
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Ananda Temple

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Amongst the most beautiful places to visit in Myanmar, the Ananda Temple amazes the visitors through its marvelous single-storey architecture and peaceful ambiance. The temple’s most fascinating feature is its gilded Shikhara, a towering spire on top of the pagoda, which can be witnessed from miles away over the Bagan plains. 

The illuminated Ananda Pagoda at night creates a mystical appeal and is indeed a sight to behold and capture. The pagoda was damaged during the 1975 earthquake but restored after extensive renovations. 

Location: Nyaung-U, Myanmar

Timings: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fees: Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK
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Dhammayangyi Temple

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Built during the reign of King Narathu, the Dhammayangyi Temple is the largest temple in the Bagan region. It appears like ancient pyramids from a distance and is one of the most attractive places to see in Myanmar.

It houses images of four sead Buddha each placed on the entrance gate and beautiful images of the Gautama Buddha and the Maitreya Buddha, placed side by side. The temple complex is enclosed in a wall with huge arched gates leading to the pagoda.

Location: Bagan, Myanmar

Timings: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fees: Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK
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Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

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Known as the last Jewish house of worship, the Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue is amongst the most splendid tourist places in Myanmar. It carries both spiritual and religious significance for the Jewish community and acts as a symbol of multicultural friendship. 

Located amidst a colonial-era neighborhood, the building dates back to the late 19th century and impresses locals to tourists for its beautiful blue, white, and gold interiors, stained glass windows design, and old wooden benches. 

Location: 26th St, Yangon, Myanmar

Timings: 9:30 am to 2:00 pm (Sunday Closed)  
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Shwezigon Pagoda

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One of the most ancient places to see in Myanmar, Shwezigon Pagoda served as the prototype of other Burmese stupas. Featuring a circular gold leaf-gilded stupa, it also has several beautiful smaller temples and shrines. 

The main pagoda is a bell-shaped stupa sitting on a square base and has four large golden lions placed at each of its corners. Do plan a visit to this temple and be amazed by the beautiful and intricately carved facade and interiors.

Location: Nyaung-U, Myanmar

Timings: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fees: Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK 
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Sulamani Temple

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Built during King Narapatisithu's reign, this temple is one of the most remarkable places to see in Myanmar. With the rising sun, it reflects a beautiful glittering and warming glow and hence given the name 'the crowning jewel'.

It is deemed as one of the best structural achievements using bricks in ancient Bagan. The temple design was created taking inspiration from the famous Dhammayangyi, and also served as a primary model to another famous Htilominlo Temple.

Location: Minnanthu, Myanmar

Timings: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm

Entry Fees: Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK 
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Nathlaung Kyaung Temple

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Rooted in the walls of Old Bagan City, the Nathlaung Kyaung is the only surviving Hindu temple and is amongst the most-visited tourist attractions in Myanmar. It is considered to be one of the oldest temples in Bagan that is dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu.

The temple structure is made up of bricks and is an example of the earlier era's grand architectural style. However, some parts are in ruins still the place is revered by Hindu devotees and tourists.

Location: Old Bagan, Myanmar

Timings: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Entry Fees:  Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK 
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Shwesandaw Pagoda

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Amongst the tallest places to see in Myanmar, the Shwesandaw Pagoda boasts of its imposing structure of height of 328 feet. The pagoda is a white symmetrical building comprising a bell-shaped stupa that is set on a base of five square terraces, receding in height.

The receding terraces of the pagoda have narrow and steep flights of steps leading to the base of the stupa. The views of the surrounding landscapes, old Bagan City, and many other temples located nearby reflect picture-perfect scenery and beautiful sunset or sunrise views.

Location: Bagan, Myanmar

Timings: 4:30 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fees:  Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK 

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Gubyaukgyi Temple

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An early 12th-century temple, its architecture makes it one of the most appealing tourist places in Myanmar. The structure of the temple, particularly the spire, resembles the Mahabodhi Temple of Bodh Gaya, India, the very place where Lord Buddha attained enlightenment about 2,500 years ago.

The Gubyaukgyi is a marvelous cave temple with interior walls and ceilings adorned with ancient and picturesque mural paintings depicting the scenes from the Jataka tales.

Location: Myinkaba Village, Nyaung-U, Myanmar

Timings: 4:30 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fees:  Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK  
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Upali Thein

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Plan a visit to this one of the most spectacular places to visit in Myanmar to get the taste of ancient Burmese architecture and grandeur. It is a Buddhist ordination hall situated midway between Bagan and Nyaung U regions and is home to well-preserved interior frescoes of Konbaung Dynasty.

The building was named after a celebrated monk Upali from the 13th century. The building remains locked to protect the ancient and precious artworks, but one can witness the beauty of the place from the gated doorways if the guard isn’t around. 

Location: Old Bagan, Myanmar

Entry Fees:  Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK  
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Manuha Temple

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Do include the Manuha Temple in your Bagan itinerary to explore one of the most unique places to see in Myanmar and enjoy a holistic experience. The temple is a rectangular two-storey building unlike other pagodas in Myanmar which are square.

It houses three oversized statues of the Buddha, each made of stucco and painted in gold, and each reflects a unique appeal. There is a huge reclining Buddha image within the complex that adds to the charm and significance of the temple. The temple is thronged by locals to tourists to pray and seek blessings of their God.

Location: MyinKaba Village, Bagan, Myanmar

Entry Fees:  Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK  
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Nanpaya

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One of the interesting places to visit in Myanmar, the Nanpaya Temple is a famous Hindu shrine located in Bagan. The temple is made up of sandstone and differs from other temples in the region for its distinct artwork, design, and architecture.
The temple has a grand inner hall containing four intricately carved images of Hindu Lord Brahma as well as carvings of many other Hindu gods. However, the temple is essentially a Hindu temple, it carries a Buddhist influence that is reflected through its motifs like the Kalatha posts with lotus flowers.

Location: 2, Myinkaba Village, Bagan, Myanmar

Entry Fees:  Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK 
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Gawdawpalin Temple

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Crowned as the second-largest temple, the Gawdawpalin is located on the plains of Bagan. It is a two-storey structure with a height of 55 meters. The ground floor of the Gawdawpalin temple has three terraces, a wide corridor, and seated Buddha images set on a pedestal on each of the four sides.

The second floor of the temple has four terraces and the principal Buddha image. The top of the temple has a conical spire and an umbrella hti ornament. It becomes unquestionably amongst the most stunning places to see in Myanmar when it is lit up at night.

Location: Old Bagan, Myanmar

Timings: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Entry Fees:  Included in the Bagan archaeological zone ticket costing 25,000 MMK  
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Bagan Viewing Tower

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Nann Myint or the Bagan Viewing Tower is another landmark of the Bagan region included in the list of tourist places in Myanmar. It offers panoramic views of over 2000 ancient architectural temples and 11th to 13th-century monuments in Bagan.

The tower has 13 levels and a height of 60 m. While the first floor houses a small gallery and a souvenir shop, levels 11 to 13 have viewing rooms and a rooftop restaurant. It is indeed a great place to have fun with family, friends, or the partner.

Location: Nyaung-U, Bagan, Myanmar

Timings: 5:00 am to 10:00 pm

Entry Fees: 6,500 MMK 
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Abeyadana Temple

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Built in the 12th century during King Kyanzittha's reign, the Abeyadana Temple reflects ancient history and Burmese culture. It is an architectural wonder of the ancient Burmese style and is known for its grand sitting Buddha and beautiful paintings that are the true treasures of this temple.

The frescoes on the outer walls have carved images of Hindus Gods while the inner walls have fine frescoes depicting bodhi-sattvas and Mahayana influence. Do visit this one of the amazing places to visit in Myanmar to explore something unique and interesting.

Location: 2, Bagan, Myanmar 
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Bagan Archaeological Museum

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Bagan Archaeological Museum is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Myanmar that is home to a wide range of ancient artifacts.

The museum is spread across three floors, the ground floor houses the stuff (artifacts, paintings, literature, and more) of the Pagan Era, whereas, the first floor has the paintings of antique pagodas, Buddha statues, and ancient wall portraits. Lastly, the second floor has an observation deck, from where one can enjoy the scenic views of the city and the surroundings.

Location: Nyaung-U, Old Bagan, Myanmar

Timings: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (Monday Closed)

Entry Fees: 5,000 MMK 
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Purcell Tower

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Situated in the heart of the town of Pyin Oo Lwin, Purcell Tower is one of the most peculiar tourist places in Myanmar. It has a large clock, one of the few made in 1934, by renowned Gillette and Johnson Co. of England. 

The clock was created in celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the rule of King George V of Britain. Though there are many stories behind the making of the tower, it still rings the tune of Big Ben and plays 16 notes before the hour, making the visit even more delightful.

Location: Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay, Myanmar
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National Kandawgyi Gardens

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A Government Forest Reserve, this garden is amongst the most serene tourist attractions in Myanmar. Housing a great collection of flora, including orchids, dahlias, roses, exotic fruits, etc., the garden is also a beautiful place to spend some pleasurable moments with family, the lover, or friends

This Botanical Gardens has three museums, lakes, well-paved trails, and is home to a range of fishes and pretty black and white swans. The presence of a watchtower makes the visit to this place more enticing and amusing.

Location: Alpine Town, Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay, Myanmar

Timings: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Entry Fees: 6,500 MMK 
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Win Sein Taw Ya - Reclining Buddha

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Known as the Giant Budha of Mudon, the Win Sein Taw Ya Pagoda is actually the world's largest image of reclining Buddha. It is among the spectacular tourist attractions in Myanmar that are worth visiting for the grandeur and charisma. /

The Budha is placed at 30 m high and about 180 m in length and is visible from miles. The pagoda has several small rooms depicting the teachings of Buddha through paintings and inscriptions.

Location: Mudon, Mon State, Myanmar

Timings: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm

Entry Fees: 5,000 MMK 
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Saddar Cave

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Adorned with hundreds of Buddhist statues, the Saddar Cave mesmerizes the visitors with its incredible rock formations and an azure lagoon.The stalactites, dripping from the ceiling, and stalagmites, rising from the ground, make unique patterns inside the cave providing a picturesque scene.

The cave ends in open waters from where a local boatman will take you out of the cave in its canoe onto a pristine blue lagoon. Saddar Cave is a true natural wonder but indeed a great place to experience inner connection and ultimate rejuvenation.

Location: Kayin, Hpa-An, Myanmar

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  1. Which are the best places to visit in Myanmar with family?

    1. Bagan: Unquestionably, it tops the list of best places to visit in Myanmar with family and is home to over 2,000 marvelous pagodas that are spread across the countryside and must-visit.

    2. Yangon: A colorful metropolis, it boasts of several Buddhist monuments, scenic parks, and majestic lakes. Besides it is rich in heritage that is reflected through the colonial buildings, museums, and art galleries.

    3. Mandalay: Complete with lively markets, grand monasteries, mosques, temples, and hillside pagodas, the town is a great place to discover Burmese traditions and culture. Its traditional street recipes also make the family trip pleasant and yummy.

    4. Lake Inle: Lake Inle is surely a great place to enjoy a family picnic overlooking lush surroundings or enjoy stunning sunrise or sunset views. Hire a boat and discover the beauties of floating villages, lovely floating gardens, and glorious temples and capture the picture-postcard shots.
  2. Which are the famous monasteries to visit in Myanmar?

    1. Shwenandaw Monastery: A great example of 19th-century Burmese architecture, this Buddhist monastery is the only remaining structure of the ancient wooden Royal Palace. It is one of the most revered places in Myanmar as monks get training here.

    2. Mahagandayon Monastery: The biggest active monastery in Mandalay, it is home to more than 1,000 monks who come here to master the teachings of Buddha and live a monastic life.

    3. Shwe In Bin Monastery: This monastery is built in traditional Burmese style and impresses with its wood carvings and artworks. At present, 35 monks live in the monastery complex and learn Buddhism.

    4. Maha Aung Mye Bonzan Monastery: Unlike other monasteries of the 19th-century era, this monastery is unique in itself for its brick structure. It's indeed a great sight to behold and discover the rich heritage and Burmese culture of ancient times.
  3. How to reach Myanmar from India?

    To reach Myanmar from India, you can take a taxi from Imphal to the Friendship Gate in Moreh, and then walk to the Tamu in Myanmar. Also, several flights connect the two countries.
  4. What is the best time to visit Myanmar?

    The best time to visit Myanmar is between November and February, the winter season. During this season temperatures and climatic conditions are pleasant and tourist-friendly to have memorable excursions and activities.
  5. What Myanmar is famous for?

    Myanmar is a beautiful country dotted with several thousands of Buddhist pagodas. Also, it houses various serene white beaches, diverse landscapes, and is enriched with flora and fauna.
  6. Is Myanmar travel expensive?

    Although Myanmar is a wonderful destination to enjoy a family vacation, it is considered to be one of the most expensive countries in Southeast Asia. Traveling can be pricey here, so it's better to make a budget and keep track of expenses.

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