Protestant Christianity 6%
Once closed off from the outside world and under severe military dictatorship, the doors to this enigmatic country have finally been flung open, thrusting Myanmar into the spotlight of the modern world.
Scattered across this country, centuries-old Buddhist temples and glittering golden stupas reveal this nation’s search for enlightenment and truth.
Join the small but growing local church in their endeavor to evangelize and disciple the Burmese majority, even amidst social persecution.
Burmese people are famously friendly and hospitable, and Buddhism is deeply engrained in all aspects of society. It is often said, “To be Burmese is to be Buddhist
When meeting a person for the first time, shaking hands and a nod of the head is an appropriate way to greet someone.
If you are near Amarapura, go to the U Bein Bridge. It is famous for its sunsets. There is a beautiful monastery right next to the bridge to explore.
Go hot air ballooning in Bagan!
Near Pyin Oo Lwin there is an incredibly beautiful waterfall to visit. Take the hike to Pwe Gauk Waterfall.
If you are in Yangon the Shwedagon Pagoda is well worth the $8 it costs to get in. Visit in the evening so you can see it at sunset.