Should tourists still visit Mrauk U? After the deadly protests last month, DVB takes a look at how the community is reacting and how tourism is being affected.
At the forefront of Burma’s proposal to UNESCO will be a pledge to relocate hotels and buildings that interfere with the ancient ruins.
DVB speaks to UNESCO’s Duong Bich Hanh about last month’s earthquake in central Burma and the prospects for Bagan becoming a World Heritage Site.
According to the Department of Archaeology, the number of temples that suffered severe damage in Bagan has more than doubled from initial estimates.
The museum chronicling the ancient kingdom of Mrauk-U, one of Burma’s most important cultural sites, is housed in a poorly lit building devoid of visitors.
One discovery could represent the earliest example of medical surgery ever found in the region.