The picturesque city of Monywa is situated 130 km from Mandalay. Thousands of visitors come each year to see the stunning fairy tale temple that is bravely guarded by two colossal white elephants. Besides this glorious pagoda complex, HotelTravel.com travellers will find a number of noteworthy attractions and points of interest. Accommodation is abundant; however, it is recommended that hotel bookings be made in advance for this enchanting destination.
The town of Bagan dresses up its many pagodas as processions and cultural performances fill the streets.
04 Jan. 2015
Myanmar Independence Day
Independence Day: Yangon is the best place to fully experience this display of might and patriotism, which in itself is bizarre enough to be interesting.
12 Jan. 2015
Karen New Year
This national holiday is of particular important to the Karen people, and its celebration is accompanied by ethnic dancing and sporting activities such as traditional boxing matches. The boxing can be seen in the suburb of Innsein, in northwest Yangon, home to the capital’s largest Karen community.