Myanmar is one of the most devout Buddhist countries in the world. Therefore, most of its famous beauty spots are ancient pagodas and temples. In Myanmar tour packages, you will have an opportunity to visit these ideal places and keep for yourselves memorable moments.
The Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda and is known as a Buddhist treasure of Myanmar. The pagoda is covered carefully with gold and its peak is decorated by diamonds and gems, which creates a really sophisticated and excellent design for this Buddhist architecture. Shwedagon is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa, so it becomes one of the most famous tourist attractions in Myanmar.
The Ananda Temple is considered one of the most beautiful temples in Bagan. The Buddhist temple houses four standing Buddhas, each one facing the cardinal direction of East, North, West and South. It is arranged in the crucifix layout that forms many stairs leading to small temples around. This place is like a museum of Burmese art and culture that creates an ancient look and charm for visitors.
It is one of the most sacred temples of the golden pagodas’ country. Located in downtown Yangon, Botataung is also known as one of the city’s tallest pagodas with a 40 meter peak. Over 2500 years old, Botataung Pagoda still retains the ancient and typical architecture of Mon people. The pagoda is hollow within, and houses what is believed to be a sacred hair of Gautama Buddha. The top of the main stupa and the furniture inside are finely covered with gold.
It is the best point to enjoy a full view of Mandalay. Located to the northeast of the city center of Mandalay in Burma, Mandalay Hill is known for its abundance of pagodas and monasteries, and has been a major pilgrimage site for Burmese Buddhists. There is a giant Buddha image pointing the hand to the city at the top of Mandalay, which indicates the developing growth of Buddhism in Mandalay. Visiting Mandalay in the sunset, visitors can admire extremely wonderful moments when the city is covered with the golden light of the ancient golden pagodas.
Shitthaung, one of the most popular Myanmar tourist attractions, is located in Mrak U ancient city. The temple with outstanding architecture is built from 16th century housing more than 80000 Buddha statues. Images of queen and king are carved at the highest position of the temple followed by the royal. The beauty of time and peace in each space embrace the whole of temple.
This place is also a famous destination in Hpa An, Myanmar. Saddan Cave is where tourists can enjoy the magic of light shining from the lake below. Emerging at the cave’s far side, the wonders only increase and the burst of
sunlight reveals an idyllic secret lake. There is another cave on the far side of the lake that is actually half flooded, local fishers occasionally paddle through the cave for 10 minutes for visitors to explore.