Arson at Ancient Temple in Myanmar World Heritage Site Prompts Questions Over Security; Zue Zue; Irrawaddy

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.

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Treasures have been stolen from the pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar; CGTN

Source: Treasures have been stolen from the pagodas in Bagan, Myanmar

Mekong Tourism Forum postponed to February 15-16, 2021; Hospitality Net

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.

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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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