Travelling in the Land of the Gold, Myanmar

The country with the nickname "Land of Thousand Pagodas"

Shwedagon Pagoda

Indeed, one of the attractions when you visit this country is a pagoda, and the largest pagoda in Yangoon, Myanmar is the Shwedagon Pagoda, better known as the Golden Pagoda.

The worship room

Pagoda which soars 360 feet into the air, is the largest and holiest pagoda in Myanmar, a building dating back to some 2,500 years, covered by a layer of gold. You will be amazed to watch gold wrapping in almost half of the building, the crown that is on top pagoda, comprised of more than 5,000 diamonds and 2,000 rubies, sapphires, and other precious stones.

It does not seem to be run out of ideas when you have to be there, diverse tourism potential, such as religious tourism, cultural tourism, and historical attractions, as well as other unique tourist areas in Bagan and Lake Inle, make this country is able to be present with its own uniqueness.


You will be fascinated with the uniqueness offered by this country, people who appear simple, seem very polite, tradition, pagoda, landscapes, and even do not hesitate to try their culinary salad that was one of their specialties. Try rainbow salad, which is a light salad with spicy sour taste made from raw vegetables and fruit, mixed with lemon juice, onions, beans, chili, baked beans and powder.

One destination that became popular in Asia, and choose the best time to visit around December to February, the weather is thus suitable for tourists, and you might be one of them.

(Source M Chairunisa - KompasTravel, DA Abadhy - Yangon, Lonely Planet /Images DA Abadhy)


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