Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_top position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_bottom position below the menu.

Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_bottom position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_top position below the search.
Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)

Kyaikhtiyo (Golden Rock)

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The Golden Rock of Kyaikhtiyo is one of the most revered pilgrimage sites for Myanmar Buddhists. The gold-covered boulder is said to maintain its balance thanks to a single hair of the Buddha enshrined inside the pogoda. To reach the top of the mountain, one can either make a 13-kilometre climb (allow about seven hours) or take an open truck with either pilgrims along a steep and winding road to a so-called middle camp. From there, all visitors have to walk up the remaining 4 kilometres (500 metres in altitude) on a steep track. An easy alternative for those who can’t manage the way on foot is to rent a sedan chair, which is carried by four porters to the top. Once arrived at the pagoda expect spectacular views, particularly at sunrise or sunset. The whole site has a magic charisma and is a famous site for meditation.

Mawlamyine

mawlamyineMawlamyine is the charming capital of Mon State and situated at the mount of the Thanlwin River. Located 45 kilometres from the sea, it is the third largest city in Myanmar. Visitors to Mawlamyine are usually enchanted at the scenic beauty and the palpable atmosphere of post-colonial decay. Mawlamyine is about 300 kilometres from Yangon and reachable via a 10-hour drive or 18-hour train trip. It can be visited as an extension of the Kyaikhtiyo trip.

Thanbyuzayat

About 60 kilometres south of Mawlamyine, Thanbyuzayat is the railhead of the Thai-Burma railway in Myanmar.

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