Myanmar (formerly Burma): Pyu Ancient Cities - XplorMor International

From UNESCO: Pyu Ancient Cities includes the remains of three brick, walled and moated cities of Halin, Beikthano and Sri Ksetra located in vast irrigated landscapes in the dry zone of the Ayeyarwady (Irrawaddy) River basin. They reflect the Pyu Kingdoms that flourished for over 1,000 years between 200 BC and AD 900. The three cities are partly excavated archaeological sites. Remains include excavated palace citadels, burial grounds and manufacture sites, as well as monumental brick Buddhist stupas, partly standing walls and water management features – some still in use – that underpinned the organized intensive agriculture. XMI is honored to have these photographs displayed and stored in the UNESCO archives which help preserve and promote the legacy of this incredible site. Discover more about Myanmar's Pyu Ancient Cities.

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Burmese Cow Herder Guides his Cattle to a Greener Pasture

A Burmese cow herder guiding his cattle across the road to Hanlin to a greener pasture. This rural road passes through the area of Hanlin Pyu Ancient City, (UNESCO World Heritage Site #1444) in northern Myanmar, formerly known as Burma. Farmers continue to raise crops and livestock around the ancient ruins as people have been doing for centuries.