Construction of sunset watching locations 100 % finished in Bagan-Nyaung-U

Authorities with the Irrigation and Water Resources Management Department completed construction of lookout points for tourists in Bagan-Nyaung-U, according to an article in the City News Daily yesterday. The purpose of the lookout points was to give visitors an alterative to climbing up temples and other structures that were being eroded by tourists scrambling to […]

JICA to submit construction project for sight seeing viewpoint place in Bagan

According to second representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) named U Han Nyunt, JICA will submit project on the end of September to construct view point for the foreigners who came to Bagan as they want to do sightseeing. This project was not being allowed since 2014 when the authorities concerned submitted to the […]

Anger in tourism industry after govt bans Bagan sunset viewing

Tourism industry leaders in Bagan have condemned a Ministry of Culture decision to ban visitors from climbing on ancient pagodas in the world-renowned archaeological zone. Watching the sunset from the top of a pagoda is one of Bagan’s main tourism drawcards, and is regularly cited as a “must-do” when visiting Myanmar. But yesterday the Ministry […]