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Top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages

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If you are font of Buddha statues and the pristine beaches, then Myanmar holiday packages are the right choice for you! Myanmar (also be known as Burma) could be considered to be the heaven of Buddhist temples and astoundingly exotic white beaches. Below are 10 attractions that you should not miss in any Myanmar holiday packages!

 

Top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages

10. Shwemawdaw Paya

Shwemawdaw Paya, which is often refered to as Golden God Temple, is the tallest pagoda in Myanmar with 114 meters high. From a long way off, you can see the glittering golden light of gold covering the whole pagoda, giving the pagoda an awe-inspring and magnificient look. Golden God temple is an attraction that you should not miss in your Myanmar holiday packages since it is an important religious center of this country. With many gold-covered smaller pagodas and statues surrounding, Shwemawdaw Paya is truly the gem of Bago.

Top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages: Shwemawdaw Paya

Top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages: Shwemawdaw Paya

9. Ayeyarwady River Cruise

If you are on holiday package to Myamar, how can you miss the incredible cruise along this poetic river of Myamar? Ayeyarwady (also be called as Irawaddy) is the longest river in Myamar which flows from the north to the south. It is also considered as the most important commercial waterway of Myamar. Cruising along Ayeyarwady, you could see the picturesque sceneries together with many temples and pagodas surrounding the river.

top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages: Ayeyarwady River Cruise

top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages: Ayeyarwady River Cruise

8. Shwenandaw Monastery
Shwenandaw Monastery received the 8th place in this ranking board of best attractions for Myanmar holiday packages. Located in Mandalay, Shwenandaw Monastery is an important historic Buddhist monastery of Myanmar. In the past, it used to belong to Mandalay Palace complex until King Thibaw Min decided to relocate it with the belief that it was haunted by his father’s soul. Five years later, people reconstructed it as a monastery. Inside this monastery is heavily gilted with gold while the exterior of the building is adorned with teak carving. The glass mosaic work is also a highlight of this building.

Top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages: Shwenandaw Monastery

Top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages: Shwenandaw Monastery

7. Ngapali
Pristine white sand and crystal clear water of Ngapali beach will definitely attract you from the first look. This is a great destination to enjoy the fresh breezes from the beach. In Ngapali, you can also visit the lovely and charming fishing village, with small boats heading to the immense ocean days and nights. Local people here totally believe that the name of the town was originally from Napoli in Italy. The perfect time to visit Ngapali is from November to March.

Top ten attractions for Myanmar holiday packages: Ngapali

Top ten attractions for Myanmar holiday packages: Ngapali

6. Mraul U
Being protected by thick walls, Mrauk U used to be thought as a fortress before people realized that the purpose of the wall is to protect the temples from strong wind. Mrauk U, which was encircled by high mountains and thick forest, was previously the capital of Akaran in 1430. In this ancient city, you can find more than 4000 ancient temples. Some temples have 80.000 old Buddhist statues, some temples even have nearly 90.000 statues. This is indeed a place that could not be ignored in Myanmar holiday package, right?

Top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages: Mraul U

Top ten attractions in Myanmar holiday packages: Mraul U

 

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