Myanmar (Burma) 12 (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Austin Bush

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Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma) is your passport to the main proper, updated recommendation on what to work out and pass, and what hidden discoveries anticipate you. appreciate Shwedagon Paya's sheer dimension and mystical air of secrecy, stopover at the water-bound temples on Inle Lake, or waft over Bagan's temple tops in a hot-air balloon; all along with your relied on go back and forth better half. Get to the guts of Myanmar (Burma) and start your trip now!

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  • Over 60 maps
  • Covers Yangon, Mandalay, Bagan, Kayin nation, Thazi, Kalaw, Pyin Oo Lwin, Hsipaw, Shwebo, Mrauk U, Myitkyina, relevant Myanmar, Northern Myanmar, jap Myanmar, Southern Myanmar, Western Myanmar and extra

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Authors: Written and researched through Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Austin Bush, David Eimer, Mark Elliott and Nick Ray.

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Attractions Magwe’s leader pagoda, the 1929 Mya Tha Lun Paya, a mile (1. 5km) north of the Magwe Bridge, includes a gilded stupa and occupies a hilltop website with nice river perspectives. simply around the river, concerning the related distance north of the bridge, is Minbu and the joys Nga Ka Pwe Taung (Dragon Lake), a burping pool of butane fuel and dirt that has (over the years) equipped a couple of acres of lunar-like terrain with effervescent swimming pools atop 4 atypical mounds. The sludge isn’t sizzling; in the event that your ft slip in, wash them off less than at a small pagoda. the most important mound is termed Thu Sei Ta and the second one greatest Nanda, for the legendary Dragon King’s daughter and son, respectively. It’s a few 30-minute taxi trip right here from the centre. sound asleep & consuming Rolex visitor condominium GUESTHOUSE $ ( 063-23536; cnr Mya Than Lun Rd & Ayeyarwady Bridge; s/d with fan K8000/13,000, with air conditioning K15,000/30,000; ) This rambling outdated guesthouse, at the roundabout dealing with the bridge access, has getting old rooms with cold-water toilets connected. It’s effortless to discover and should near to do the trick if passing via for the evening. Nan Htike Thu resort inn $$ ( 063-28205; www. nanhtikethu. com; Strand Rd; r $50-120; ) Newly opened in 2013, this riverfront lodge is the simplest in Magwe. greater river view rooms are $70 and all are well kitted out with flat reveal television, minibar and bathtubs. amenities comprise an enormous kidney-shaped swimming pool. around the street at the river’s part is the Elysium eating place. The lodge is 1. five miles (2. 5km) south of the bridge. Mona Liza 2 BURMESE, chinese language $ (Strand Rd; mains from K1500-6000; 7am-10pm) at the river, simply south of the bridge, this can be a highly regarded ingesting spot that still serves nice worth foodstuff. We had a Burmese set lunch and the plates simply saved coming, all in favour of K1500. because the sunlight dips around the river, locals hit the beer and whisky for the 7pm song and dance express. valuable eating place chinese language $ (Pyitawthar Rd; mains K2000-5000; 7am-10pm) convenient for the bus station, this quite clean-looking chinese language eating place serves the standard noodle and rice dishes, together with scorching and bitter chook. Getting There & round Magwe’s street bus station is ready 1. five miles (2. 5km) east of the imperative marketplace. Buses from Magwe visit the next locations: Nyaung U (K6000, 4 hours, morning), Pyay (K4100, seven hours, frequent), Yangon (K8000, 12 hours, common) and Mandalay (K5500, 10 hours, 6. 30pm). Motorised trishaws – with room for you and some buddies – tout their prone on the bus station. A trip from the station to Nga Ka Pwe Taung and a cease at Mona Liza 2 charges approximately K10,000. Temples of Bagan Temples of Bagan Highlights The Temples previous Bagan North simple critical undeniable Myinkaba quarter New Bagan sector South simple Nyaung U zone Temples of Bagan Why cross? Marco Polo, who could have visited on his travels, defined Bagan as ‘one of the best attractions within the world’. regardless of centuries of forget, looting, erosion and general earthquakes, let alone questionable recovery, this temple-studded simple is still a remarkably amazing and unforgettable imaginative and prescient.

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