A minor arson at a Buddhist temple with well-preserved murals in Bagan prompted calls from heritage experts for more resources to secure the site.
The Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office (MTCO) announced on Saturday, May 30th during a webinar hosted by the Myanmar Tourism Marketing Association that the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism of Myanmar decided to move the annual Mekong Tourism Forum dates to February 15-16, 2021 from August 25-26, 2020, amid the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Bagan, Myanmar is a dream. Here’s how to experience it without the crowds, especially for the famous sunrise with balloons.
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.
One hopes the UNESCO World Heritage recognition of Myanmar’s temple city will also ensure its preservation…
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.
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.
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…