Culture and Heritage

Bagan, an ancient city located in the Mandalay region is one of the most visited places by tourists in the country. It is one of the richest archaeological sites in Asia. Bagan is famous for its historical monuments and houses around 2000 monuments from different periods and historical site in Myanmar.

Mandalay, the last capital of the Myanmar Kingdom, is located in Central Myanmar, 688 km north of Yangon. It is famous for its cultural heritage, traditional arts and crafts. It is also the commercial centre with rail, road, river and air links to all parts of the country.

Pyu Ancient Cities are the first World Heritage Site in Myanmar which comprised of three brick walled and moated cities of Halin, Beikthano and Sri Ksetra. They represent the Pyu Kingdoms that were prosperous for over a thousand year between B.C. 200 and A.D. 900.