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Myanmar (Burma)

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Welcome to Bagan, Burma, home to the "world's largest and densest concentration" of Buddhist temples and pagodas. The archeologically rich town is just one of 10 little-known Asian cities you'll want to visit after admiring the photos on this list:

Bagan, Myanmar (Burma)

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Hand in hand - IT WAS all toasts and effusions of mutual esteem when President Thein Sein welcomed Shinzo Abe to Myanmar’s capital, Naypyidaw, on May 26th. Mr Abe was the first Japanese prime minister to visit the country since 1977.

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By Axel van Trotsenburg, World Bank Vice President for East Asia and Pacific: Keeping the hope alive in Myanmar

Bagan, Burma

The ancient temples of Bagan, Burma

Sule Pagoda Street — the zero mile or the exact centre of Yangon (Rangoon) from which all distances in the city are measured.

Shwedagon Paya (Pagoda), Rangoon, Burma

Inle Lake, Burma

Bagan, Burma

The Ancient City of Bagan, Burma (Myanmar)

Bagan Temples, Burma

Bagan Temples, Burma

Map of the route for Burma Adventure

Mrauk U, Burma

Hsinbyume Pagoda in Mingun, Burma

Settawya Paya, Mingun, Burma

Hot air balloon above ancient temples of Bagan, Burma

Burma will allow private newspapers to publish daily editions next week for the first time in decades. Watch the video here:

Knitting Sweaters While Burma Burns - the angry cartoons of Harn Lay. This cartoon was inspired by Hillary Clinton's trip to Burma in late 2011, the first visit by a U.S. secretary of state to the country in more than 50 years.

1.2 km wooden footbridge (longest teak bridge in the world) built by the mayor U Bein salvaging the unwanted teak columns from the old palace during the move to Mandalay

Way to Myanmar (Burma) !