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Myanmar's ancient city of Bagan is victim of its own success

Hot air ballooning over the temples of Bagan, Myanmar

A balloon ride provides a bird's eye view of the famous temples and pagodas of the Bagan plains. As the shapes of ancient Bagan emerge from the darkness, a dozen passengers file off the Cruiseco Explorer. It's too early for the hawkers usually ... Harden Express, 1 month ago

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Innovation Competition to Promote Tourism Shakeup

A group of tourists at the summit of a pagoda in Bagan. (Photo: The Irrawaddy) RANGOON — The UK government is funding an innovation competition for Burma's burgeoning tourism industry, hoping to assist hoteliers and other local operators ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago

Land of pagodas

The 55 kings of the Myanmar dynasty ruled over a period of 12 centuries. The kingdom towards the latter half shifted its capital to Bagan in 874 AD at the time of King Pyinbya, who also erected the city walls of Bagan with 12 gates and a moat. King ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Around the World in a Private Jet

The pagoda-studded landscape of
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Bagan awaits UNESCO nod

IN 2011, Bagan welcomed 120,000 visitors. Last year, when the country welcomed three million visitors, nearly one third went to Bagan, according to the Ministry of Culture. There are more than 77 licensed hotels, motels and guesthouses and 2,386 ...
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Bagan waits for Unesco nod

News Desk Myanmar Eleven Publication Date : 29-06-2015 Unesco World Heritage Committee will soon judge if the historic city is ready for nomination In 2011, Bagan welcomed 120,000 visitors. Last year, when the country welcomed 3 ...
 ACQ Magazine1 day ago

Balloons pose a risk to pagodas

Browse > Home / Myanmar , News / Balloons pose a risk to pagodas June 26, 2015 by Wanwisa Ngamsangchaikit Filed under Myanmar , News Leave a Comment BAGAN, 26 June 2015: Myanmar's Ministry of Culture has asked the President's ...
 TTRweekly.com4 days ago Bagan plans heritage clean up  TTRweekly.com1 month ago

Illegal hotels under spotlight as Bagan seeks heritage status

ByEi Ei Thu, Si Thu Lwin and Cherry Thein |Friday, 08 May 2015 A government-backed campaign to have Bagan included on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites has moved into a sensitive area following a decision by the Ministry of Culture to take ...
 Myanmar Times1 month ago

From dusk till dawn

It is generally advisable not to trust touts, but the boy who approached me as I was waiting for my bag at the airport made me an offer I couldn't refuse. Id arrived in Sittwe on the afternoon flight from Yangon, fearing I was far too late to find ...
 Myanmar Times4 days ago

People Have to See What We Are Talking About

Thant Myint-U, chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust. (Photo: JPaing / The Irrawaddy) Thant Myint-U was on Friday announced as the winner of the 2015 Fukuoka Grand Prize, a prestigious Japanese award recognizing achievements in Asian culture.
 Irrawaddy1 week ago
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