Almost 2 million tourists visited Myanmar's famous archaeological site Bagan in 10 months
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05.12.2023 Myanmar Bagan   32
Almost 2 million tourists visited Myanmar's famous archaeological site Bagan in 10 months

In the first 10 months of 2023, almost 2 million tourists visited Myanmar's famous archaeological site Bagan in the central region Myanmar Mandalay.


Among the tourists who visited the archaeological excavations between January and October this year, there were more than 11 000 foreign tourists, U Win Aung, deputy director of the Bagan Hotels and Tourism Authority, told Xinhua on Tuesday.


The number increased in 10 months this year from about 1 million recorded in the past 10 months, the official said. throughout 2022.


Visitors flocked to Bagan for its archaeological significance, which features thousands of pagodas, temples and monasteries. The site's global reputation further enhances its appeal, he said.


The region's local economy relies heavily on tourism, and residents are keen to provide the best possible service to tourists, he added.


Bagan, with thousands of ancient Buddhist pagodas, temples and monasteries, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Myanmar's top tourist attractions.

Source: news.cn

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