Lashio was famous in World War II as the starting point of the Burma Road. Capital of the northern Shan State, major settlement is Shan and Chinese being bordering with Yunan province of China. The famous Burma Road built by the British before the War, interests with Ledo Road leading into the Yunnan province. Lashio…

It is a major town in Rakhine State. It is located on the north western corner of Yanbye Island on Combermere Bay and is 250 miles northwest of Yangon. The city also has the old Kyauk Phyu which situated 7 miles from the present town where two colossal white rocks exist.

Being endowed with colorful ethnic tribes and their costumes, various handicrafts, and scenic landscape of the nearby area, interesting town of Kyaing Tong lies near the Thai border. The famous “Padaung” tribe – with their distinguished women wearing bronze spiral rings around their necks. Visitors can observe the ways of living, different traditions and customs…

Located on the Myanmar – Thai border in the eastern Shan State, is being upgraded as a gateway to the heart of the Golden Triangle. The Friendship Bridge across the small Mae Sai stream links Tachileik with the northern Thai border town of Mae Sai. The area is currently being developed for tourism and cross-border…

With the famous Thanbodeday (Moe Nhyin) temple with millions of small Buddha images on both interior and exterior parts of the temple, the biggest reclining Buddha image lying in front of the highest standing Buddha image, and Pho-Win-Taung Hill which has more than 800 small caves, sculptured on the natural Lime stone hillock, dating back to…

Yangon, the commercial capital, is the main gateway to Myanmar. Evergreen and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes, Yangon has earned the name of “The Garden City of the East”. Yangon was founded by King Alaungpaya on the site of a small settlement called Dagon when he conquered Lower Myanmar…

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