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Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan

Thatbyinnyu Temple, Bagan

Thatbyinnyu Temple is a Buddhist Temple located within Bagan Archaeological Zone. The Archaeoloigcal Zone is open 24 hours a days to facilitate sunrise and sunset viewing of the temple complex,…

Golden Rock Pagoda, Kyaiktiyo

Golden Rock Pagoda, Kyaiktiyo

The Golden Rock Pagoda, also known as Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, is one of the most important Buddhist religious sites in Myanmar which attracts large number of pilgrims and sight seers, most of…

Kaunghmudaw Pagoda, Sagaing

Kaunghmudaw Pagoda, Sagaing

Kaunghmudaw Pagoda is a 17th Century Buddhist religious site located in Sagaing, near Mandalay in Myanmar. Modelled on the Ruwanwelisaya Stupa in Sri Lanka, the Kaunghmudaw Pagoda was originally painted…

U Bein Bridge, Amarapura

U Bein Bridge, Amarapura

U Bein Bridge is long wooden bridge across Taungthaman Lake in Amarapura in Myanmar. U Bein Bridge is generally credited with being the oldest and longest teak bridge in the…

Shwenandaw Monastery, Mandalay

Shwenandaw Monastery, Mandalay

Shwenandaw Kyaung, or the Golden Palace Monastery, is a temple constructed largely of teak which is located near the Royal Palace in Mandalay. To enter to Shwenandaw Monastery you need…

Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon

Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon

Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon is the most important religious site in Myanmar, believed to contain relics from 4 different Buddhas and an important symbolic location which has been a backdrop…

Kakku Pagodas near Inle Lake

Kakku Pagodas near Inle Lake

The Kakku Pagodas Complex is a Buddhist religious site in Myanmar featuring around 2,500 stupa tightly grouped together in a square. The stupa at the Kakku Pagoda Complex vary in…

History of Myanmar Railways

History of Myanmar Railways

The first railway in Myanmar was opened in 1877. This 263 km railway line ran between Yangon and Pyay and was operated by a private company, The Irrawaddy Valley State Railway…

Myanmar Railway Map

Myanmar Railway Map

Myanmar has over 5,400 km of railway track, operated exclusively by Myanmar Railways, a state owned organisation. Myanmar’s large railway network serves some 858 stations on ten interconnected train lines.…