I am not a morning person, but I'm so glad I got up early to visit Amarapura in Myanmar. There is a glassy stillness to Taung Tha Man Lake that can only be appreciated before the tour buses and touts descend. I spotted this lone fisherman while strolling U-Bein Bridge, the world’s longest teak footbridge and another site best visited shortly after sunrise.

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Monks at Amarapura bridge Photo by Andrea Cavigli — National Geographic Your Shot

Monks at Amarapura bridge Photo by Andrea Cavigli — National Geographic Your Shot

Lone tree near U Bein Bridge at Amarapura, Mandalay_ Myanmar (Burma)

Lone tree near U Bein Bridge at Amarapura, Mandalay_ Myanmar (Burma)

A Burmese fisherman at sunset waiting for a bite.. Taken from the U Bein bridge, which at 1.2km is the longest teak bridge in the world (Amarapura. Mandalay, Burma) by © Libyan Soup

A Burmese fisherman at sunset waiting for a bite. Taken from the U Bein bridge, which at is the longest teak bridge in the world (Amarapura. Mandalay, Burma) by © Libyan Soup

The U Bein Bridge, Amarapura, Myanmar

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The U Bein Bridge, Amarapura, Myanmar The U Bein Bridge spans across the Taugthaman Lake in Amarapura, Myanmar.

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Birmanie - U Bein Teak Bridge, Amarapura, near Mandalay, Myanmar - On the road from Mandalay The U Bein Teak Bridge is more than a tourist attraction for sunset. The bridge near Mandalay is used everyday by the locals – and that’s the best thing.

The 200-year-old teak U Bein bridge, Amarapura. Burma tour: a sleeping beauty awakes - Telegraph

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Amarapura, Myanmar Längste Teakholz-Brücke

Amarapura, Myanmar Längste Teakholz-Brücke

BURMA, Amarapura

BURMA, Amarapura

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda. Amarapura, Myanmar

Kyauktawgyi Pagoda. Amarapura, Myanmar

U BEIN BRIDGE, AMARAPURA, MYANMAR: This crossing over Taungthaman Lake was built around 1850 and is almost 0.75 miles in length. The structure consists of 1,086 teakwood pillars that were built from the wood reclaimed from the former royal palace in Inwa.

U Bein Bridge, Amarapura, Myanmar This crossing over Taungthaman Lake was built around 1850 and is almost miles in length. The structure consists of teakwood pillars that were built from the wood reclaimed from the former royal palace in Inwa.

Owl - Kyaw Aung San Buddhist Temple - Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Owl - Kyaw Aung San Buddhist Temple - Amarapura, Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma)

Hot Air Balloon, Amarapura, Mandalay

Here are some images of Central Myanmar which we hope you enjoy. Please feel free to browse through our other Myanmar galleries to get a good overview of this visually extraordinary country.

Amazing sunset in amarapura close to Mandalay

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Amazing Sunset in Amarapura - close to Mandalay

Rundreise Myanmar: 5 unvergessliche Sehenswürdigkeiten in Mandalay

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