Here are pictures from one of the most colorful countrieson the planet, with more than 131 ethnicity and a rich culture which culminated hundreds of years ago in the pagoda city of Bagan it's the ideal exotic, tropical destination for people who search great and amazing pictures and panoramas.
Exploring Bagan the biggest pagoda and temple city
|Shwedagon and British Colonial Time|
The country is formed by the the faith in Buddhism
|Pagoda in Irrawaddy Delta|
|Source of the Irrawaddy|
|Opium Poppies in the Golden Triangle|
|Inle Lake Leg Rower|
There is famous Inle Lakewith floating gardens, villages in stilts in the lake and an incredible scenery and so on.
and the second biggest city in the country, the city and area around is a center of Myanmar arts and crafts.
Many small factories, workshops producing silver, jade, gold, ethnic textiles, silk, bronze, brass, woodcarvings items and marble art are around the city.
There is the famous Mandalay Palace which was rebuilt by the end the 198x since a Japanese aircraft dropped a bomb there in WW2 and the palace completely burned.
|Mandalay Maha Muni Pagoda|
The city was the last one of Myanmar kings, the last one King Thibaw was exiled from the British to India where he died. During the war the British run away from the Japanese and came back after the war with Americans who actually flushed out the Japanese.
Around Mandalay are some of the most interesting places in central Myanmar, this are Sagaing on the other side of the Irrawaddy river, Mingun which is a bit to the north of Sagaing and
behind is Monywa, 120km drive to the west with a old cave pagoda city on the other side of the Chindwin River and the biggest wildlife reserve in the country which is Alaungdaw Kathapa.
This was a short opener just enjoy the pics.
|U Min Thonzeh Pagoda|
|Thambuddhe Temple and Pagoda at Monywa|