Behind the unstable political conditions, Myanmar has extraordinary charm. The following is presented the charm of tourist destinations in Myanmar.
Myamar is becoming the talk of the international world after the political crisis in early February 2021. Myanmar’s military junta staged a coup against the legitimate government and arrested a number of civilian leaders, including Aung San Suu Kyi. In order to maintain the stability of the country, the military junta declared a state of emergency in Myanmar and closed tourist destinations for the next year.
There are still many who do not know, behind the unstable political conditions, Myanmar has extraordinary charm and is worth visiting. Here are some of the charms of tourist destinations in Myanmar.
1. Pagan Empire
The Pagan Kingdom was called the first empire in Myanmar in 849-1287. The Pagan dynasty ended in 1289 after losing a battle against the Mongol powers. Located on the Irrawaddy River, Mandalay, what remains of this empire are thousands of Buddhist temples, monasteries and pagodas on 100 Km2 of land of the former capital of Pagan. There are more than 2,200 surviving buildings.
2. Mandalay Hill
Mandalay Hill is located at an altitude of 230 meters above sea level, offering a stunning urban panorama. In addition, there are many distinctive landmarks from Myanmar, such as Mya Nan San Kyaw Palace and Kuthodaw Pagoda. Bukit Mandalay also has many giant lion statues lined up neatly along the stairs leading to the top of the hill, looking instagramable!