Golden Land "Welcome To Myanmar"
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is recognized by
the world as the Golden Land. It is one of the earliest homes of
mankind, where one can have exclusive experiences of a life-time. You
have to find out why.
Why called "The Golden Land"?
Gold is the most precious metal. Yes, Myanmars love
gold. Gold is used every where: pagoda, monasteries, accessories of the
nobles, and so on. Most pagodas in Myanmar are covered with gold leaves,
or for those who cannot afford use gold paint in the modern days.
Nay Pyi Taw is the administrative capital of the Union of Myanmar. Centrally located, it is 391 km from Yangon and 302 km from Mandalay, being easily accessible from all parts of the Union.
Yangon is the main gateway to Myanmar. Yangon still keeps the reputation of the garden city of the east. Thus one can enjoy the evergreen and tropical trees, parks and beautiful lakes.Yangon is easily accessible by flight from Bangkok, Singapore, Kulalumpure and China.
Mandalay is the centre of culture and core of Buddhism. Mandalay is the second largest city of Myanmar. Mandalay lies on the east bank of the Ayeyarwaddy river. It is situated on the plain which stretches form the Shan hills on the East to the Irrawaddy river on the west .
Bagan is an ancient city located in the Mandalay. From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom's height between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.