Myanmar protects the ancient Archaeological Pan of Pagan from tourists
For the construction of hotels in Pagan, the archaeological zone on the site of the ancient capital of the same name Kingdom, the veto – the authorities of Myanmar are achieved for local objects of UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The current government criticizes the predecessors for the fact that 20 years ago, the construction of hotels for tourists in the heart of the ancient complex. The Government of Burma appeared in UNESCO for the status of the World Heritage Site in 1996, but, despite the obvious cultural and historical significance of Pagan, UNESCO could not declare him as a World Heritage Site for Political Reasses and, due to the absence of the Government of the Protection Plan and preservation of the monument. At the moment there are 75 hotels and guesthouses on the territory of four hotels, there were still construction of another territory. 17 hotels are already under construction. The city is located on a dry plateau along the western shore of the Iruvadi River, Pagan ruins occupy an area of about 40 km². Here you can go from the temple to the temple, to meditate in front of the altars, climb on the upper tiers on steep steps and through the internal dark stairs, admire the sunset from special viewing sites on the tops of the temples.
Pagan is not the only sight of Myanmar, which suffers from the responsiveness of the country to the growing tourist. Residents of villages around freshwater lake Inle. Inle is characterized by the use of "floating gardens" – islands based on the fertile swamp mass, which is attached to the bottom of the sharp sixtes. Tourist streams negatively affect ecology and, as a result, local farming.