Myanmar – An Exotic Destination

Otto I. Eovaldi


Myanmar which is also known as Burma is one of the world’s most diversified and culturally enriched countries. Rudyard Kipling quoted that, “Myanmar is unlike any other country on heart of the earth”. Once you visit it you will know it yourself!

This country is well known for its aesthetic belief, spiritual profusion and religious sanctity. The places of attraction and various destinations are all marked with their individual uniqueness and they are bound to keep you entertained throughout your trip. To visit Myanmar, you can either go for the packaged tours that are available or simply plan your own tour for a rather more personal trip. But if you don’t want to miss a single place of attraction in this country, then packaged tours are your best options.

Entire Myanmar has a noticeable influence of religiousness. Buddhism is followed by most individuals or sects. This religion has a conspicuous presence in people’s daily lifestyle and customs. Their various traditional attires, utensils, decorative items and other unique things would interest you a lot. If you are a shopaholic, you can also satisfy your shopping senses by having a look at those.


1. Yangon:

This is where your flight will land when you board for the plane to Myanmar. This is the capital of Myanmar and the home for international investments. It is the most famous place of attraction for the tourists. With the progressing days and the rising tourist demands, it has the best tourist accommodations and restaurants. The hotels are quite luxurious and affordable. The restaurants here provide the best dining facilities in entire Myanmar. The popular places to visit here are Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon Village and Bogyoke Market.

2. Mandalay:

This is also known as the city of gems and is largely frequented by tourists and travelers throughout the year. This is the place where you can experience the rich art and culture of Myanmar. Puppet culture – Myanmar’s traditional performing art, has reincarnated in this place. Mandalay demonstrates the noble culture and heritage of Buddhism. The entire experience at this place will keep you overwhelmed and awed for the rest of your trip!

3. Inle Lake:

This place is famous for its unparalleled beauty and is absolutely a must visit for the all the tourists journeying to Myanmar. The Inle Lake redefines beauty. It is a pure exhibition of the exquisite splendor of nature. The lake is adorned by mountains and the blue sky. The Phaungdawoo Pagoda is a famous tourist spot for the five sacred Buddha shrines. Other place to visit here are Sagar Village and Pindaya.

4. Bagan:

This is an ancient city of the Mandalay region of Myanmar. It was the capital of Pagan Kingdom – the kingdom which unified the regions that comprise modern Myanmar. This place is famous for its lacquer ware which has great artistic value. Their lacquer ware is very light and water tight. This place was also home for many ancient royal inhabitants who used to hide their ornaments and jewels here.

Other Places:

Myanmar has many more places of tourist attraction like Namataung (Mount Victoria), Kyaikhtiyo, Mergui Archipelago, Mrauk and Ayeyarwaddy.


Myanmar is a unique place to explore and a very pleasing place to spend a vacation with your family and friends. If you look forward for an enjoyable family time or a place to relax and refresh your mind with your friends, then this is possibly one of the best vacation destinations indeed!

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