Bagan welcomes nearly two mln visitors in Jan-Oct 2023

From January to October of 2023, nearly two million do­mestic travellers and tourists visited the Bagan Ancient Cul­tural Zone, according to Assis­tant Director U Myo Min Aung of the Directorate of Hotels and Tourism (Bagan Branch).


During the period, nearly two million domestic and for­eign tourists visited the Bagan Ancient Cultural Zone, includ­ing more than ten thousand international tourists.


“The influx of domestic and foreign tourists to Ba­gan's ancient cultural herit­age area has been increasing since 2022. The arrival of do­mestic tourists is the highest, especially during the New Year period, Thingyan peri­od, Thadingyut, Tazaungdine, and December holidays. Since 2022, there have been domes­tic travellers,” said U Myo Min Aung.


Bagan Ancient Cultural Zone is the most attractive place for tourists and domes­tic travellers. From January to October of last year (2022), about one million domestic and foreign tourists arrival, and the arrival of internal and external travellers from Jan­uary to October this year was about 50 per cent more than the previous year. — ASH/TKO