Sagaing Region attracts 20,000+ local visitors in April

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The photo shows one of prominent destination sites in Sagaing Region — the Kaunghmudaw Pagoda.

A total of 20,501 domestic travellers visited the prominent destinations of Sagaing, Mingun, Monywa, and Shwebo in April, according to Daw Yi Yi Than, Minister for Economic Affairs of Sagaing Region.
Sagaing Region comprises six tourism zones — Sagaing, Monywa, Shwebo, Katha, Kalay, and Khamti — with the Sagaing tourism zone being the most visited by local travellers.
“Data shows that 7,880 domestic travellers visited Kaunghmudaw Pagoda and 7,651 visited SunUPonnyashin.
Similarly, 2,957 domestic visitors came to see the Mingun Bell, and 1,585 domestic visitors reached the Shwebo Palace in the Shwebo destination area,” said Daw Yi Yi Than.
Out of the 60 hotels and lodges registered with the Sagaing Region Directorate of Hotels and Tourism across 11 townships, 47 are currently operating.
According to the data, more than 130,000 domestic and foreign travellers visited the destination areas of Sagaing, Mingun, and Monywa in 2023, despite transportation difficulties in some parts of Sagaing Region. — ASH/MKKS

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