Popular Cities in Myanmar

Top cities in Myanmar, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Yangon #1 most popular location
Despite being stripped of its capital city status in 2005, Yangon (Rangoon) is still the most populated city in Myanmar and draws considerable commerce. The city has a cosmoplitan feel to it,…
126travelers 108reviews 77blogs
Bagan #2 most popular location
Bagan was founded in the eleventh century by King Anawratha, who introduced Therevada Buddhism to the region and started off the enthusiasm for temple building. The landscape is dotted wit…
30travelers 28reviews 39blogs
Mandalay #3 most popular location
As the former capital of Myanmar in 1861, Mandalay was one of the last places which retained its king until the arrival of the British in 1885. Nowadays, Mandalay is well known for retaining …
41travelers 42reviews 29blogs
Inle Lake #4 most popular location
Inle Lake is situated in the Shan state of Myanmar, and is its main attraction. The vast body of water is surrounded by mountains and is home to numerous floating communities. Inle Lake is al…
6travelers 11reviews 18blogs
Kalaw #5 most popular location
2travelers 12reviews 19blogs
Nyaung Shwe #6 most popular location
1travelers 17reviews 9blogs
Hsipaw #7 most popular location
1travelers 11reviews 6blogs
Pyin U Lwin #8 most popular location
The British discovered Pyin U Lwin after the fall of Mandalay and renamed it Maymyo and made it the summer residence. It was also made the headquarter of the Burma Division, mostly Gurkha and…
13reviews 2blogs
Mawlamyine #9 most popular location
Mawlamyine is Myanmar’s third largest city, and is where George Orwell spent time working as a policeman. Apart from the British and Chinese architecture, Mawlamyine is home to the Kyaiktha…
3travelers 6reviews 3blogs
Nyaungshwe #10 most popular location
10reviews 2blogs
Monywa #11 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 5blogs
Pyay #12 most popular location
Pyay is highly accessible from Yangon and Bagan, and contains some sights and views that easily rival any of these cities. For example, Pyay is home to the Shwesandaw Paya dating from circa 5…
2reviews 8blogs
Ngwe Saung #13 most popular location
2travelers 6reviews 2blogs
Hpa-an #14 most popular location
Hpa-an is defined by its greenery, friendly village folk and Mount Zwegabin, all of which make the place a visually impressive and friendly place to visit. Apart from the place itself, travel…
1travelers 10reviews 3blogs
Kyaiktiyo #15 most popular location
Mention the place Kyaiktiyo, and the chances are that many people will associate it with its most famous tourist attraction, the Golden Rock. The Golden Rock can be found on Mount Kaiktiyo, a…
1travelers 1reviews 7blogs
Bago #16 most popular location
Bago (or formerly Pegu) is a city and the capital of Bago Division in Myanmar. It is located about 80 kilometers or 50 miles northeast from Rangoon or Yangon as it is officially called now. …
1travelers 1reviews 7blogs
Kawthoung #17 most popular location
Kawthoung, in British times called Victoria Point, is one of the few overland entry points to Myanmar, with boats from Ranong running all day, 100 Baht per person, the Thai immigration is ope…
2travelers 2reviews 3blogs
Chaungtha #18 most popular location
The name 'Chaungtha' in English means pleasant stream. Well, it really is pleasant, but certainly not a stream by any means. Chaungtha is a long stretch of fine beach situated on the Ba…
2reviews 6blogs
Tamu #19 most popular location
3reviews
Pathein #20 most popular location
Pathein is Myanmar’s fourth largest city, and is located in the centre of the Ayeyarwady Delta. Although the city is en route to the Chaungtha and Ngwesaung beaches, Pathein is unusually kn…
2travelers 2blogs
yangoon #21 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews
Kinpun #22 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
Pindaya #23 most popular location
5blogs
Sagaing #24 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Amarapura #25 most popular location
1travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Magwe #26 most popular location
1reviews 1blogs
Burma #27 most popular location
165travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Myeik #28 most popular location
Myeik used to be called Mergui and was since the 16. century under the influence of the Kingdom of Ayuthaya. The Burmese did conquer Ayuthaya in the 18. century and Mergui did become a part …
1reviews
Dawei #29 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Mingun #30 most popular location
Mingun is a village on the banks of the Irrawaddy (now known as Ayeyawaddy) River in Myanmar. It is about 12 kilometers or 7 miles from Mandalay. The biggest ringing bell in the world is loca…
1blogs
Pagan #31 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Myitkyina #32 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Mount Popa #33 most popular location
2blogs
Tachilek #34 most popular location
Tachilek is mainly a huge market zone with all kind of cheap products.
1blogs
Nyaung-u #35 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Indein #36 most popular location
1reviews
Nampan #37 most popular location
1reviews
Putao #38 most popular location
1reviews
Insein #39 most popular location
2reviews
Syriam #40 most popular location
Syriam is now officially known as Thanlyin. It is situated on the other side of Yangon River, and is an important port city in Myanmar. It was home to trading ports set up by Portuguese, D…
1reviews
Gokteik #41 most popular location
1reviews
Toungoo #42 most popular location
2blogs
Nyaug Shwe #43 most popular location
1blogs
Kallauw #44 most popular location
2blogs
Kaw Ka Thawng Cave #45 most popular location
1blogs
Nwa-la-bo #46 most popular location
1blogs
Shwedaung #47 most popular location
1travelers 1blogs
Kwa-goon Cave #48 most popular location
1blogs
Saddar Cave #49 most popular location
1blogs
Yathei Pyan Cave #50 most popular location
1blogs
Thayekhittaya #51 most popular location
1blogs
Kyite Htee Yoe Pagoda #52 most popular location
1blogs
River from Mawlamyine to Hpa-an #53 most popular location
1blogs
Taungoo #54 most popular location
Once the foreground for a powerful kingdom, Taungoo today has a much quieter feel to it. Located between Yangon and Mandalay, Taungoo would serve as a perfect pit stop for travellers. The cit…
1blogs
Myawadi #55 most popular location
1blogs