Visiting Myanmar? Don’t Miss These Top 6 Buddhist Monuments
Myanmar (Burma) is one of the best places in Asia to see Buddhist architecture and monuments. This is primarily due to the eclectic nature of Burmese Theravada Buddhism, which incorporates elements from a range of sources. All over the country are countless iconic sights and pagodas. Here are 6 of the top Buddhist monuments to see on a visit to the country.
5 Unusual Yet Must-Visit Places to Visit in Yangon Myanmar
Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, is one of the least visited countries in Southeast Asia and for obvious reason. A few years ago, the question was "is it OK to visit whilst a military dictatorship is keeping the country’s democratically elected leader under house arrest?". More recently the question has been "Is it OK to visit in spite of the racially-fueled violence going on in the Rakhine State?". If you are going to visit, be prepared to form an opinion, or at least try to. You may very well get asked to justify your visit by indignant friends when you get back!