Category Archives: Myanmar

Indian Archaeologists Resume Restoration of Pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar after COVID-19 Delay; Justin Whitaker; Buddhist Door

Work in the UNESCO World Heritage Site will restore damage from 2016 earthquake…

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Bagan, Myanmar’s Best Sunrise and Sunset Spots; Kristin; Be My Travel Muse

Bagan, Myanmar is a dream. Here’s how to experience it without the crowds, especially for the famous sunrise with balloons.

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Bagan: The serenity hidden within; Gilad Fiskus; SilverKris

Home to Buddhist temples, pagodas and stupas, Bagan became a Unesco World Heritage site this year. It is also where thousands of monks live, learn and pray.

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Bagan: Pride, pagodas and the UNESCO World Heritage tag; Abhijit Dutta; The Hindu

One hopes the UNESCO World Heritage recognition of Myanmar’s temple city will also ensure its preservation…

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What to do in Bagan – Myanmar’s ancient temple city is one of Asia’s architectural marvels; Ed Peters; SCMP

Undoubtedly the best way to experience the more than 2,000 temples and pagodas at the Unesco World Heritage Site is from the basket of a hot-air balloon.

Source: What to do in Bagan – Myanmar’s ancient temple city is one of Asia’s architectural marvels

Bagan Has Been Added as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here are 5 Fun Ways to Explore this Gem in Myanmar; Irvin Hanni; Asean Post

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Why you should visit the quiet tranquility of Bagan before it’s too late; Alison Fox; Travel+Leisure

Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the quiet energy of Bagan is soon to change. Here’s why you should visit the ancient city now.

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Myanmar’s ancient temple city of Bagan listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site; SCMP

Myanmar’s ancient temple city of Bagan has been listed as a World Heritage site by the United Nations. Located in the country’s Mandalay region, the city has more than 3,000…

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44 Places in Myanmar to Inspire and Delight; Marie Starr; Irrawaddy

In this wide-reaching guide to destinations in Myanmar, we offer a tantalizing taste of the country’s best-loved, emerging and secluded spots to add to your must-visit list.

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Beach Bliss and the Big City — Destination Guide to South Central Myanmar; Marie Starr; Irrawaddy

From delta beaches, across Myanmar’s biggest metropolis to the misty Bago mountains, the second destination guide in this series covers Irrawaddy, Yangon and Bago regions.

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Police Investigate Suspected Burglary of Ancient Pagoda in Bago Region; Kaung Myat Min; Irrawaddy

Authorities said a waterproof layer of concrete added in recent years to the top of the pagoda, which dates back to A.D. 4, was damaged but nothing was stolen.

Source: Police Investigate Suspected Burglary of Ancient Pagoda in Bago Region

Sri Ksetra: UNESCO Treasure to Discover on a Short Break from Yangon; Marie Starr; The Irrawaddy

What remains of the ancient and mighty Pyu kingdom was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status in 2014 and makes for an intriguing part of a trip to the little-visited city of Pyay.

Source: Sri Ksetra: UNESCO Treasure to Discover on a Short Break from Yangon