Myanmar, located in the Southeast Asia is supported by 87% followers of Theravada Buddhism. Myanmar an appealing spots for Buddhist tourist attracts the global pilgrimage in its vicinity. Temples, monasteries and pagodas are its significant attractions that make the Myanmar or Burma, a prominent place for Buddhism. About 89% of Burmese (People of Myanmar) practice Buddhism.
Burma is the most religious Buddhist country which offers a large number of monks and other Buddhist centers. Monks, jointly renowned as the Sangha are adored members of Burmese culture. Theravada Buddhism is practiced mainly in the confluence with nat worship. Myanmar is often called as "the land of pagodas” because of its performance of Buddhism in the history of Burma. Every village in Myanmar has a pagoda and a monastery to obey Buddhism, the customary places for worship and education.
Buddhist Attractions and Monuments in Myanmar
- Shwedagon Pagoda
- Kaba Aye Pagoda
- Botahtaung Pagoda