10 free attractions to visit in Burma


Myanmar offers thousands of chances to set your foot to explore loads of amazing things. Travel and discover top 10 free destinations to see in Myanmar below:

>>Explore 2 famous ancient pagodas at Indein village

Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda

The pagoda is a great place that costs you nothing to explore. Admittedly, Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda is like no other and it is a place that promises to offers best experience for your Myanmar travel. The pagoda owns a blingy Buddha image with 65 meters long which is considered as one of the world’s largest ones. Therefore, visiting Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda is one of the best free and fun things to do and see in Myanmar.

Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung

Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung is a must-see place that should be included in your top free things to do and see in Myanmar. For thousands of reason, this monastery attracts an influx of visitors. Located around the world-known Inle Lake, the Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung impresses visitors for its white-washed building. The interior is full of Buddha images.

Shwe Yaunghwe Kyaung (via CitizenFresh – DeviantArt)

Mahamuni Buddha Temple

Myanmar is highly renowned as the world of ancient and pagodas. Your trip to this fabulous country would not be complete without exploring Mahamuni Buddha Temple. As one of the most venerated image of Burma’s Buddha, it is a popular gathering place for flocks of pilgrims to come for worshiping, chanting or even dancing.

Colonial Yangon Walk

There is nothing heading to Colonial Yangon Walk – a typical image of Asia’s British colonial city. This area is the home to the former High Court, the Port Authority and the Central Telegraph Office. Here, you will have an opportunity to marvel at massive red-brick shipping office and ancient hotels.

U Bein Bridge

U Bein Bridge stands out of the crowd as it is a perfect place of the area for enjoying sunrise and witnessing local people’s everyday life.

U Bein Bridge (via Christopher Martin Photography)

Lintha Village Walk

It is such a nice village to visit. With its own tranquility and peacefulness, you will create most beautiful memories there. There is no better way to live to the fullest than watching the fisherman unloading their catch of sardines. For sure, Lintha Village Walk promises great experience.

Sule Pagoda and around

This is certainly an amazing place for those who are planning a budget trip to Yangon. Situated in the heart of downtown Yangon, the charm and attractiveness of the temple lies in its octagonal shape. It is a great idea to take leisurely walk around the temple and admire large white obelisk, beautiful garden and Innanuel Baptist Church.

Kandawgyi Lake

Kandawgyi Lake is really worth a visit. You are advised to come to the lake when the dark comes. This is when the whole lake is lightened up and you can admire the beauty of the lake and sense the strong vitality of the region.

Kandawgyi Lake (via AsiaTrips Travel)

Catch sunset at Shwedagon Pagoda

As the biggest pagoda in Myanmar, Shwedagon Pagoda offers best experience beyond your wildest dream. The pagoda is located on an elevated hill, so you can have a chance to capture a panoramic view of the whole region. Especially, do not miss to catch the sunset to see how it sparkles at night.

Mrauk U Ruins

Mrauk U Ruins is a wonderful ancient civilization which is of significant importance. It is the home to a 700 pagodas and temples. Come here and have a first-hand observation of the whole area, your trip will become unforgettable.

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