Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma), 11th Edition (Country Travel by Simon Richmond

By Simon Richmond

This is often Burma, wrote Rudyard Kipling. it really is really not like anywhere you recognize approximately. How correct he used to be: greater than a century later Myanmar is still an international aside. John Allen, Lonely Planet author Our Promise you could belief our go back and forth info simply because Lonely Planet authors stopover at the areas we write approximately, every version. We by no means settle for freebies for confident insurance, and you may depend upon us to inform it like we see it. within This e-book 147 days on-the-ground research3 intrepid authors65 maps90+ superb templesInspirational photosClear, easy-to-use mapsComprehensive making plans toolsAung San Suu Kyi featureAt-a-glance useful infoEasy-to-read structure

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Lonely Planet Myanmar (Burma), 11th Edition (Country Travel Guide)

This can be Burma, wrote Rudyard Kipling. it's relatively not like anyplace you recognize approximately. How correct he used to be: greater than a century later Myanmar is still a global aside. John Allen, Lonely Planet author Our Promise you could belief our commute details simply because Lonely Planet authors stopover at the areas we write approximately, each variation.

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Around the mighty stupa cluster an incredible assortment of smaller zedi, statues, temples, shrines, images and tazaung (small pavilions). Somehow, the bright gold of the main stupa makes everything else seem brighter and larger than life. Stupas – indeed, all Buddhist structures – should be walked around clockwise, so turn left at the top of the steps and, like the crowds of locals, start strolling. During the heat of the day, you’ll probably have to confine yourself to the mat pathway laid around 45 SIGHTS SIGHTS YANGON earthquake damage on eight occasions.

West Central Yangon æ Top Sights National Museum ................................... B4 ÿ Sleeping 6 Daddy's Home ....................................... D4 7 Garden Guest House............................. D4 8 Golden Smile Inn ................................... A1 10 May Shan Hotel ..................................... D4 11 Okinawa Guest House........................... D4 12 Panda Hotel............................................ A2 13 Parkroyal ................................................

The ex-emperor, who had a reputation as a talented Urdu poet, died four years later in November 1862. ’ A mausoleum – the Dargah of Bahadur Shah Zafar (Map p46; Ziwaca St; admission free) – was later built on the location of the prison, but the grave itself remained a mystery until 1991 when workmen discovered it 3½ feet underground during excavations for a new structure at the site. Covered in silks and strewn with sweet-smelling petals, it is now a place of pilgrimage for Indians, Muslims and others interested in the history of the Raj.

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