A revised statement on the temporary ban for foreign travelers visiting the Shwedagon was released by the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism last week. According to the statement, foreign travelers will not be allowed to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda only for a 20-hour duration between 4PM on DecemberRead More
Foreign travellers will not be allowed to visit the Shwedagon Pagoda for a short time between 7AM on December 30, 2017 and 12PM on January 1, 2018 for a Buddhist religious ceremony. The ceremony will involve the consecration of Buddha images and pagodas by the reciting of 18,000 monks in conjuncRead More
The Department of
Archaeology and National Museums (Bagan) will ban climbing on the ancient
pagodas and temples which are aged around one thousand years, U Aung Kyaw Kyaw,
Director of the Department said.
The ban was ba