Who built Naypyidaw?
Naypyidaw is Myanmar’s new capital, built in secret by the ruling generals and announced to the public two and a half years ago, when it was a fait accompli.
How expensive is Myanmar?
Myanmar costs on average of $35 per day, including food and drink. Travel in Myanmar does depend on the type of traveller you are.
What is the old name of Myanmar?
The official English name was changed by the country’s government from the “Union of Burma” to the “Union of Myanmar” in 1989, and still later to the “Republic of the Union of Myanmar”.
What is the main religion in Myanmar?
As much as 90% of the Burmese population practice Buddhism, making it the main religion in Myanmar. Buddhism in Burma is attached to the Theravada branch which is the oldest and more conservative branch of Buddhism, following the Buddha’s teachings, without modification.