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Myanmar stops tourists scaling Bagan pagodas

After outright military rule ended, Myanmar began appearing on lists of must-visit destinations, often accompanied by images of Bagan's pagodas scattered across a mist-drenched landscape.


VISITORS to Myanmar's ancient capital Bagan will no longer be able to climb the venerated pagodas for a view of the country's most famous archaeological site following a government edict railing against "disgraceful" tourist behaviour.

The ban, which starts on March 1, will...

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