Three Destinations You Must Visit in Myanmar

05/02/2020 outdoor activities

Southeast Asia has a variety of tourist destinations for you to spend your vacation. You might hear about destinations in Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, now it’s time for Myanmar to show you the tourist attractions you should not miss.

For you who want to visit Myanmar, here are the tourist destinations you can enjoy:

Shwedagon Pagoda

Visiting the largest Pagoda in Myanmar is something you must do when vacationing in Myanmar. The pagoda, located in Yangon City, is more than 2500 years old, and the entire surface of the pagoda is made of gold. The splendor of this golden cover is indeed well known to Europe and other continents. Because of this, many tourists are curious to visit Shwedagon Pagoda. Around Shwedagon Pagoda, there are many hotel accommodations you can choose. Starting from simple lodging to star hotels you can easily find. If you are looking for 5 star hotel accommodation at an affordable price, you can try 5 Star Hotel Yangon, Grand Mercure Golden Empire.

This 5-star hotel on Hla Gyi Street has a large selection of rooms, and complete facilities. The facilities offered are luxurious, and you can enjoy them without having to spend a lot. That is what makes the Grand Mercure Golden Empire the tourists’ favorite hotel.


You should also visit Bagan, an ancient city that has hundreds of temples you can admire. The best moment in Bagan is the time you enjoy the sunrise, and you can also enjoy the sunset by using a hot air balloon.

Hsinbyume Pagoda

One of the most interesting and beautiful pagodas you should not miss is the Hsinbyume Pagoda. The pagoda covered in white color and has 7 different levels as the main attraction.

In India, Taj Mahal is famous as a symbol of love, in Myanmar Hsinbyume Pagoda is famous as it symbolizes a story of true love. This pagoda was built to commemorate Bagyidaw’s first concubine and cousin, Princess Hsinbyume, who died while giving birth.