Myanmar, Top Most Attractive Destinations in the World in 2014

Prestigious travel magazine Travel & Leisure (US) has voted Myanmar tourism is the most attractive destination in 2014.

Not only fascinated by the romantic scenery, the land still attracts visitors with the beauty of simplicity, the truth of the indigenous people. Life, though still difficult, but the Burmese are always cheerful and hospitable.
Myanmar Tourism not only visiting land excursions, temples, where visitors can learn about the history, culture and cuisine of a typical “Asian” classic.

Myanmar - The land of mysterious temples

Myanmar – The land of mysterious temples

This is an opportunity for you to immerse in the “waters” miracle of Buddhist teachings, rediscover the pure, supreme balance in the heart of every person.
“No time like right now for you to make a journey of discovery of ancient Myanmar, pure flow between the developments of society” – said Nathan Lump, editor of the magazine pilgrim’s leading USA Travel & Leisure said.

Yangon – Myanmar’s Heart
Although power is transferred to the new capital Naypyidaw, Yangon remains the largest city of Myanmar.
No shadow of the tower skyscrapers, the bustling shopping district, Yangon nostalgic with countless temples, lakes, parks … and a number of bars, cafes, housing colonial architecture remaining typically, Hall (City Hall).
Travel to Myanmar Yangon, you should visit the famous Shwedagon Pagoda, located between the most sacred area on a quiet hill. In the Shwedagon Pagoda, who also feel like I’m in Penglai, with 1,000 large and small Buddha kindly faces, extremely beautiful.

Yangon - The Heart of Myanmar

Yangon – The Heart of Myanmar

Next to it is a tower of gold, on top of the tower is attached types of gemstones; place your foot to the remains of monks.

Visiting Sittwe, Capital Of Rakhine State
Located in far western Myanmar, Rakhine state is home to many wonderful landscapes still retained traces of Indian mythology.
You can miss the visit Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine state is located on the island where the Kaladan river, and Lemyo My … flow into the Bay of Bengal.
You can visit this place on a boat and nothing better than sitting on the boat to admire the beautiful & picturesque scenery.

A corner of street in Sittwe, Myanmar

A corner of the street in Sittwe, Myanmar

About 5 hours sailing, guests will arrive Mrauk-U, the land was the capital of the two kingdoms flourished from 15 to 18 century.
Nearby Chin Village is also an interesting site for visitors. The villagers here have traditionally tattooed face like a spider web, recently this tradition is reduced.

“Protruding” Golden Rock Pagoda
As one of the famous Buddhist sites in Myanmar, Kyaiktiyo Pagoda (also called the Golden Temple or Temple Mount Gold Stone) attracts pilgrims, monks and nuns from everywhere.
Gold Stone is a strange site, gigantic size, situated on the banks of the protruding edge of the mountain Kyaiktiyo protruding position, as fear of rolling down. Legend has it that there is an invisible hair of the Buddha defending, hard to move the stone.

Golden Rock, Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, Myanmar

Golden Rock, Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, Myanmar

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda is made of gold, glowing atop the mountain. In the early sun, afternoon, sunset, temple always shimmering, magical, dissolved into the smell of incense, mingled with prayer wrap ring.

Romantic Mandalay
Go to the romantic city of Mandalay, visitors have the opportunity to experience the beautiful moment when having a boat trip on the river from Mandalay to majestic Bagan bay.

Romantic Mandalay

Romantic Mandalay

Here, you should treat yourself to a hearty meal in the middle of 1500 banana-trunk boat, inside the trunk was lit by candles, cast shadows of the water …create the poetic and lyrical landscape.
In addition, the teak-wood Ubein Bridge is also popular destinations in this romantic city. Ubein was built in the 19th century with a length of 1.2 km, is one of 10 places have the best location to watch the sunset in the world.

U Bein Bridge at Dusk

U Bein Bridge at Dusk

Peaceful Bagan
Bagan was once the former capital city of Myanmar for thousands of years ago, Bagan looks peaceful between the pulses of sunlight with over 4,000 temples & pagoda… It is a great place for tourists to soak up in nature or leisurely bike on the quiet path in the sunlight of the afternoon. A balloon trip over Bagan is recommended to admire the panoramic view of Bagan when you traveling in Bagan.

Balloon over Bagan

Balloon over Bagan

Legendary scenery of fishing in Inle Lake
You can end the journey of discovering Myanmar in Lake Inle – freshwater lake with an iconic view of leg-rowing fishermen. The banks of the lake are ornamented by the floating houses, floating gardens, vibrant markets, legendary pagodas & monasteries with authentic festivals…

Floating Gardens in Inle Lake, Myanmar

Floating Gardens in Inle Lake, Myanmar

Traveling to Inle Lake, visitors can catch the picture of fishermen fishing in the traditional way especially you can enjoy the tasty dishes of fresh fishes.

Leg rowing fisherman in Inle Lake

Leg rowing fisherman in Inle Lake

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