Beikthano heritage tourism site enchants enthusiastic visitors in Magway Region

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Beikthano -- one of UNESCO's List of World Heritage Sites in Southeast Asia.

Those enthusiasts who want to explore the history and heritage of the ancient buildings, the old piece of jewellery, the ancient moat and the fort, can visit the ancient city called Beikthano, inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and the Beikthano Museum in Magway Region.
This hidden gem of Myanmar is 12 miles away from Taungdwingyi city in Magway Region. The World Heritage-listed Beikthano old city is located in the north of the Yin creek and Saton creek and in the south of Toungoo creek and Yanpe creek. The remnant features proved the scientific facts of the old city dating back to more than 1,000 years to between BC 190 and 5th Century AD.
It was recognized as one of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed three Pyu ancient city-states on 22 June 2014.
Additionally, the Beikthano Museum will also feature the prehistorical artefacts of the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. The earthen urns, iron tools, Pyu Era coins, stone beats, bronze cups, statues and bells were discovered in the old city.
The moat, fort and palace models, ancient city’s maps, evacuation maps and zone mappings are displayed at the museum. The museum is open between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm every day, except Monday and the gazetted holidays.
The local visitors can explore the architectural treasure of the ancient city free of charge. — District IPRD/GNLM

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