Yangon, the capital city, is the gateway to Myanmar. Evergreen and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes. Yangon has earned the name of "the Garden City of the East.
Founded in 1857, the last capital of the Burmese kingdom of an era gone by, today ranks as the second major city of Myanmar, is the cultural centre and seat of Buddhism, rich in monuments, pagodas and palaces with a flourishing handicraft industry.
This beach resort is located on the northern coast in Rakkhine State, about 7 km away from THANDWE (SANDOWAY), one of the ancient Rakkhine (formerly ARAKAN) ...
Until lately, it was not so easy to get information about the ancient city MRAUK U and the area was not so accessible. Although it is often recommended to the adventurous travelers.