Myanmar Historical Places To Tour

24 Oct

1) Bagan (ပုဂံ)

Bagan is an ancient city that was the capital of Myanmar Kingdom from 9th to 13th centuries and located in the central plain in Mandalay Region of Myanmar. The generation of Myanmar Kings constructed over 10000 of Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries on Bagan plain during their empires, and over 2200 of temples and pagodas still survive to present day. All the other cities in Myanmar than, Bagan is an ideal tourist destination to discover and explore the ancient city regardless of the time of the year because of the perfect climate that does not experience a rainy season. The transportable air, bus, train and boat are available and many beautiful hotels are good for tourists to stay.

Bagan City

Bagan City

The most tourist attractive pagodas and temples are :

  • Anada Temple
Bagan Ananda Temple

Bagan Ananda Temple

Ananda Temple is the finest art in construction and best preservative among all other Bagan temples.

  • Thatbyinnyu Temple
ThatByinNyu Temple

Bagan ThatByinNyu Temple

Thatbyinnyu Temple is the tallest in height other than the all other Bagan temples.

  • Dhammayangyi Temple
DhamMaYanGyi Temple

Bagan DhamMaYanGyi Temple

Dhammayangyi Temple is the most massive building in thickness among the other Bagan temples.

  • Shwezigone Stupa
ShweZiGone Stupa

ShweZiGone Stupa

Shwezigone Stupa is located in NyaungOo, 4 miles far from ancient city Bagan.  There is an interesting legendary about it construction.

  • Lawkananda Stupa
LawKaNanDa Stupa

Bagan LawKaNanDa Stupa

  • GubyaukGyi Temple
Gubyaukgyi Temple

Bagan GuByaukGyi Temple

2) Pagodas Mrauk U

Mrauk U, the ancient city of Rakhine Kingdom (15th century) and  located in Rakhine State which is the western part of Myanmar, is an famous for its famous old temples of Shitthaung ( 80 thousands pagodas) and Koethaung (90 thousands pagodas).

  • Shitthaung Temple
Shitthaung Temple

Shitthaung Temple

  • Koethaung Temple
Koethaung Temple

Koethaung Temple

3) Mandalay Royal Palace (မႏၱေလးနန္းေတာ္)

Mandalay Palace was the primary royal residence of King Mindon and King Thibaw, the last two kings of the country. The Mandalay Palace was constructed by King Mindon and the compound was surrounded by four 2 km (6666 ft) long walls and a moat 64 m (210 ft) wide, 4.5 m (15 ft) deep. The walls had three gates on each side and twelve in total. The citadel had five bridges to cross the moat. Mandalay Palace is a primary symbol of Mandalay and a major tourist destination.

Mandalay Royal Palace


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