Bagan, the Ancient Cultural Zone, and others landmarks Crowded with Pilgrims during Thadingyut Occasion

During Thadingyut holidays, Bagan, the ancient cultural zone are packed with pilgrims from every part of the country and there are more than 120,000 pilgrims visiting famous pagodas per day.

During the outbreak of the pandemic, the Bagan tour was temporarily suspended and only a few visitors arrived at Bagan in Thingyan 2021. However, with the unexpected high number of travellers during Thadingyut festival make good transactions at the shops.

On the full moon day of Thadingyut, hotels and restaurants located between ancient city of Old Bagan and Nyaung U were crowded with foreign and local tourists. Likewise, souvenir shops, local handmade shops and lacquerware shops in Bagan were thronged with buyers

Similarly, the pilgrims peacefully offered lights and paid homage to Uppatasanti Pagoda in Nay Pyi Taw Council Territory, Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon region, Maha Myat Muni Buddha Image in Mandalay as well as pagodas and stupas in the respective regions and states. Moreover, gardens, public recreation areas and beaches were crowded with people.

Since acts of terrorism have decreased throughout the country, there are a lot of people doing good deeds and going on vacation and community peace and stability are reportedly improving during the occasion of Thadingyut.

Source: Myawady Daily Newspaper (11-10-2022)

  • During Thadingyut holidays, there are more than 120,000 pilgrims visiting famous pagodas in the ancient cultural zone of Bagan per day.
  • Hotels and restaurants located between Old Bagan and Nyaung U were crowded with foreign and local tourists.
  • The pilgrims offered lights and paid homage to pagodas and stupas in the respective regions and states. Moreover, gardens, public recreation areas and beaches were crowded with people.
  • Since acts of terrorism have decreased throughout the country, there are a lot of people doing good deeds and going on vacation. It is reported that community peace and stability are reportedly improving during the occasion of Thadingyut.

 

engdate: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 19:30
month: 
October, 2022