The number of visitors to Mingun, Mandalay Division, has increased by more
than 200,000 this year compared to last year said the Ministry of Hotels and
Tourism.There were over 700,000 visitors to Mingun last year, but so far this year there are more than 900,000. The number of visitors always goes
higher in tourist season namely during the months of October, November, December and January.Even though number of visitors always declines dramatically in rainy season, this year already has a higher number of visitors.The Ministry said that it is
trying to protect the heritage site form being harmed by the development of
tourism. The reason why Mingun has a growing number of visitors includes having a
good means of transportation, and having a route both on water and over land.