Hlawgar Wildlife Park
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Are You Sure You Want to Wear that Longyi?
We attended an event in Ysngon and they gave us longhi's, our whole group wore them and went out to...
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March 26, 2013
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Traditional Burmese Book Started with Palm Leaves
Cool, same as in Phillipines, our ancient documents were written on palm leaves too. Some scripts...
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Myanmar's Best Deals for Hotel Bargain Hunters
in yangon, clover hotels are good value for money, 3 star, but a big upgrade from the 1 and 2 stars...
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Royalty's Last Stand: Defeat of Mandalay
Mandalay Region
very sad...if only the British had stayed away and not trampled Asian societies....
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March 06, 2013
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Where Did Hillary Clinton Stay While in Yangon?
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All Landscape Attractions

Looking to get a little closer to nature? Myanmar (Burma) is famed for its dramatic landscapes and amazing biodiversity.

The country is washed by three major river systems - the Irrawaddy River, Chindwin River, and Mekong River - and two mountain ranges, Mount Victoria at 10,016 feet, and Southeast Asia’s highest mountain, Hkakabo Razi, which rises to a dizzying 19,295 feet!

Bayin Nyi cave
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The complex is situated around the base of a series of low hills near the banks of the Dondami River.
Unwind on the Irrawaddy (or Ayeyarwady) River
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The Irrawaddy River is Myanmar's largest and flows the length of the country before entering the Andaman Sea.
Escape to Soft Sands and Peace of Ngapali Beach
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Located in Rakhine State near Thandwe, Ngapali Beach is one of the most well-known coastal areas.
Kothaung Paya
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With 1,000 Buddhist statues on its grounds and within its halls, the Kothaung Paya is impressive.
Ngwe Saung Elephant Camp is Interactive
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Opened in 2000, this area attraction is an elephant camp that is an easy drive from the beaches.
Chaungtha
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Chaungtha is a 5-hour drive from Yangon, and is a village that is best known for its beach and resort.
Mt. Zwekabin
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In the background of the Thanlwin River stands Mt. Zwekabin, which is 723 meters high.
Phowintaung
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Phowintaung is a complex of Buddha caves that is located on the banks of the Chindwin River.
Shwegugale Paya
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Tourists are attracted to Shwegugale Paya because of what surrounds it.
Shwe Oo Min Pagoda
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Just when Buddhist temples and pagodas begin to look the same, Myanmar will surprise its visitors.
Stupas at Kakku
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The stupas at Kakku were built upon an area designed to look like the Buddha's footprint.
Mount Hkakabo Razi
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In tropical Myanmar (Burma), the slopes of Mount Hkakabo Razi can often be seen glistening with snow.
Indawgyi lake
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The largest inland body of water in Southeast Asia, Indawgyi Lake is the centerpiece of a wildlife sanctuary.
Majaw Lisu Village
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This rustic village is a two-hour walk from Puta-O, and a great place to view the majestic Himalayan Mountains.
Natma-Taung National Park & Mt Victoria
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The 3,053-meter-high Natma-Tuang (formerly Mount Victoria) is a sky island where the flora and fauna at its upper elevations are dramatically different.
Golden Rock Teeters on the Edge
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While the pagoda itself is not much to write home about, what the structure is perched on will catch and hold your attention.
Lumpi Marine National Park
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Once closed to foreigners, the Mergui (Myeik) Archipelago was opened in 1997 in a deal with Thailand and dive operators.
Mandalay Hill
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If you are in Mandalay City, you won’t be able to miss Mandalay Hill. Rising 240 meters above the city, the hill is located to the northeast of the city center.
Mount Popa
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Located 50km outside of Bagan is Mount Popa in Kyaukadaung Township. Most visitors will hire a car or take a taxi as the journey can take more than an hour.
Kaladan River
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Some 320 kilometers long, the Kalandan River forms a central part of the international border between India and Myanmar and is a busy waterway.
The Naga Hills
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Not to be confused with the serpentine Naga of Buddhist and Hindu lore, the Naga are an ethnic minority who live along the border with India.
Bilu Kyun (Ogre Island)
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While it may be impossible to prove that ogres once existed on Bilu Kyun island, there certainly aren't any there today.
U Bein’s Bridge
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U Bein’s bridge is a teak structure (said to be the world's longest made of teak) that reaches almost 1,200 meters across the Taungthaman Lake.
Maha Bandula Garden
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Maha Bandula Garden is a public park in downtown Yangon; it is named after General Maha Bandula.
Hlawgar Wildlife Park
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If you’re up for a bit of ecotourism, look no further than Hlawgar National Park, located in Mingaladon, about 35km north of Yangon.