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Myanmar Destination Guide

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Yangon(City of Natural Beauty)

Yangon, the gateway to Myanmar is Extraordinary; because of the magnificent Golden Stupa, Shwedagon Pagoda, which is towering over the city on the Singuttara Hill-lock (58 m) above sea level.
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Mandalay(City of Arts & Crafts)

Mandalay the second largest city 668 km north of Yangon, was the last capital of Myanmar Dynasty. Mandalay together with its neighboring ancient cities Mingun, Sagaing, Ava and Amarapura have rich cultural inheritance, famous temples, traditional arts and crafts.
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Bagan (City of First Emperor)

Bagan is just 193 km south of Mandalay in Upper Myanmar accessible by boat, road and by air. From Yangon 682 km by land route. All domestic flights fly daily to and fro Bagan-Yangon.
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Inle Lake(Jewel of Shan State)

The habour of the Inle Lake is a small town called Nyaung Shwe. This vast picturesque lake is located in the heart of the Shan State, amid hilly terrain that climbs up to over 900 metres above sea level.
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Mrauk-U (Ancient Rakhine Historical Site)

Mrauk-U is another interesting historical site in Rakhine, fast becoming a tourist attraction. Mrauk-U was founded in 1430 AD and flourished till 1785 as recorded in its history.
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Tanitharyi Division

Mwe-Daw or Relic Island is home to two hilltop pagodas said to contain holy relics of Buddha. Because of this, the island is visited constantly by a stream of devotees, crossing over on a five-minutes boat ride from the mainland.

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Chin State

Chin State is located in the western part of Myanmar bordering with India. A mountainous region, where the hills are higher than in Shan hills. Chin is one of the national races of Myanmar.

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Kachin State

Myitkyina is the largest town in Kachin State. From Myitkyina, visitors can tour the confluence (Myitsone) of Maikha and Malikha, the sourcof the Ayeyarwaddy River.
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Shan State

In Northern Shan State popular tourist sites are Hsipaw, Lashio and Muse. The Shweli River forms the border between Myanmar’s Shan State and China’s Yunnan Province at Muse.

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Beaches

Chaung-tha Beach is located 40 km to the west of Pathein (Bassein) in Ayeyarwaddy Division. It is a very convenient drive from Yangon via Pathein taking about 5 hours.