Bago is one of the major historical cities in Myanmar, as it was the capital of the second Myanmar Empire. Even before that, it has long been a seat of power and flourishing trade center. Bago is a great place to visit and it has plenty of historical buildings and you can do it in a day-return trip from Yangon. Bago has many attractive places that you must visit, especially its Buddhist pagodas. Shwe mawdaw Pagoda, Shwethar lyaung Pagoda and Kyaik Pun Pagoda…are the most noticeable places in Bago. Besides, Maha Kalyani Sima, Mahazedi Pagoda, Shwegugale Pagoda, Snake Pagoda are also worth seeing. More, there is an interesting market in Bago where you can find varieties of fruits, fresh vegetables and other commodity goods. The latest addition to Bago's tourist attractions is the Kambawza Thardi Palace. Now the great palace is reconstructed on the same spot exactly according to its design.