Shwe Dagon received over 40,000 foreign visitors in April
Myanmar’s famous Shwe Dagon Pagoda received more than 40,000 foreign visitors in the first month of this fiscal year according to Xinhua News Agency.
Among the list of international tourists visited to the pagoda, Thailand topped with 7,749 visitors and China followed second with 2,295.
Germany and France took third and fourth with 1,788 and 1,626 respectively.
Compare to the same period of last year, the number of tourist visited to Shwe Dagon was increased about 30 percent as it received about 31,000 foreign visitors in last April.
The pagoda receives about 500,000 tourists annually and they come from more than 40 countries.