5 Best Places to Enjoy Sunrise and Sunset in Myanmar
Myanmar is aptly called the “Golden Land” and for you to understand why you must take a visit to the country and experience the astonishing and breathtaking sunrise and sunset. The country has some of the best spots to experience the most beautiful sunrise and sunsets. Below is a list of places where you can experience the very best of Myanmar’s sunrise and sunset;
Home to over 2000 ancient temples and monasteries, Bagan ranks as one of the top places to experience the awesome experience of the sunrise and sunset. The unique shapes and designs of each of these temples add to the overall experience. Not only does it have thousands of temples, Bagan also boasts of many spots where tourists can enjoy the view of sunrise and sunset. The incredible beauty of the big red sun as it appears in the plain is one that is beyond words. Let’s take a look at these 5 Secret Temples Perfect for Watching Sunrise in Bagan
Such astonishing beauty is not one that will be quick to leave the minds of travelers. Bagan balloon tour will take you over the plain with bird’s eye view, to enjoy the splendid sight. Alternatively, you can climb to the top of any of the monasteries and watch as the sun beautiful make it way to its abode.
2. U Bein Bridge, Mandalay
The city of Mandalay boost of one of the most stunning sunsets in Myanmar. This is found on the U Bein Bridge. Although the bridge is made of rustic wood, the red setting sun immediately turns it gorgeous as it makes it way down. The mosaic shrine, stunning pagodas, and the Irrawaddy River provide an excellent background for the sunset.
3. Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon
This is another famous place where you can enjoy the sunrise and sunset. You get to watch the beautiful light of sunshine reflect off the golden pagoda, and in the sky, it is easy to visualize the perfect harmony between color and light. Watching the pagoda will rank as one of the mysterious sights to tourists and hear the continuous murmuring prayers of pilgrims.
Watching sunset in Yangon is just only one in many interesting things you can do in this beautiful city. Check out Top 5 Best Things to Do in An Afternoon in Yangon
4. Kyaiktiyo Pagoda – the Golden Rock
Kyaiktiyo is one of the most mysterious sites in the whole of Myanmar. It’s a small pagoda that sits on a giant granite boulder and is covered by layers of gold leaves. These leaves were stuck there by pilgrims. The boulder has been sitting on the edge of a towering mountain for centuries and yet has not fall. Buddhists attach a lot of significance to it, believing that the sacred hair of Buddha has held the boulder from falling.
Sunrise and sunset at Kyaiktiyo present a magical experience. During sunrise and sunset, light from the sun reflect off the surface of the rock, creating an atmosphere tantamount to miraculous. At this period, people come in droves, believing sunrise and sunset holds the most spiritual significance.
5. Inle Lake
It is termed the most romantic destination in Myanmar. The gentility of this lake is kept even at sunset. Sunset is beautiful to watch at this place, particularly with someone important.
» Imagine to watch these magical moments onboard of Myanmar river cruises, I’m sure that the Golden Land’s sunrise and sunset will take you breath away.
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