Myanmar is a land of traditions and cultures. The country and
the people have ancient cultural heritage and many tourists from
all over the world are interested in this.
Many travel agents and tour operators from Myanmar offer a
range of cultural tours and trips throughout the country. The
main destinations included in this type of tours are Yangon,
Mandalay, Bagan, Mrauk U, Mon State and Inle Lake.
Yangon has been the capital of Myanmar for a long time and it
is rich in colonial buildings and the modern lifestyle of the
people. It is also the main hub to entering Myanmar.
Mandalay is the ancient capital of Myanmar during the
Konbaung Period. The city has the Royal Mandalay Palace which
has been renovated after a great fire. The Palace has been built
with the Myanmar cultural tastes. The Mandalay Hill and the Moat
are also some more to see.
Bagan was the first Myanmar Empire which was founded by King
Anawrahta. Bagan was a rich city during the ancient time and it
was said almost everyone donated and built temples and pagodas.
Some of those ancient monuments and ruins are still found in
Bagan today. The most famous monuments in Bagan are Ananda
Temple, Thabbyinnyu, Dhammayangyi and Shwezigon Pagoda.
Mrauk U is another place of ancient destination with cultural
heritage in Rakhine State. The Mrauk U Kings established the
kingdom and the traditions of this place. Today, many remains
and ruins of temples and pagodas shows the Rakhine’s cultural