DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Myanmar (Burma), 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465433287
  • ISBN-13: 9781465433282
  • DDC: 915.91045
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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It's been described as "lost in time," a portrait of Asia at its most unspoiled. Myanmar (Burma), long in the shadow of a strict military dictatorship, now has burst upon the scene as the hottest travel destination in the world. This new first-edition DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Myanmar (Burma) delivers the full DK Eyewitness Travel Guides treatment--including the famous cutaway illustrations of major architectural and historic sights, museum floor plans, and maps. Myanmar boasts mesmerizing temples, more than a thousand miles of pristine beaches, and a welcoming culture--all just a short flight from Bangkok. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Myanmar (Burma) includes everything a traveler needs to know to experience the best of Myanmar.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.

Half Title Page.

Title Page.

Copyright Page.


How to Use this Guide.

1: Introducing Myanmar.

2: Discovering Myanmar.

3: Putting Myanmar on the Map.

4: A Portrait of Myanmar.

5: Landscape and Wildlife.

6: The Ayeyarwady River.

7: Cruising the Ayeyarwady.

8: Burmese Buddhism.

9: The Burmese Pagoda.

10: Buddhas.

11: Theater, Music, and Dance.

12: Traditional Dress.

13: Traditional Sports.

14: Festivals of Myanmar.

15: Myanmar Through the Year.

16: The History of Myanmar.

17: Myanmar Area by Area.

18: Myanmar at a Glance.

19: Yangon.

20: Exploring Yangon.

21: Yangon Street Finder.

22: Bago Region.

23: Exploring Bago Region.

24: Western Myanmar.

25: Exploring Western Myanmar.

26: Bagan Archeological Zone.

27: Exploring the Bagan Archeological Zone.

28: Mandalay Region.

29: Exploring Mandalay Region.

30: Eastern Myanmar.

31: Exploring Eastern Myanmar.

32: Northern Myanmar.

33: Exploring Northern Myanmar.

34: Southeastern Myanmar.

35: Exploring Southeastern Myanmar.

36: Travelers’ Needs.

37: Where to Stay.

38: Where to Stay.

39: Where to Eat and Drink.

40: The Flavors of Myanmar.

41: Where to Eat and Drink.

42: Shopping in Myanmar.

43: Entertainment in Myanmar.

44: Sports and Outdoor Activities.

45: Survival Guide.

46: Practical Information.

47: Personal Security and Health.

48: Banking and Currency.

49: Communications and Media.

50: Travel Information.

51: Getting Around.

52: Local Transport.

General Index.


Phrase Book.