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Museum and zone entrance fee at UNESCO World Heritage listed Sri Kestra will be free for local visitors for the whole year, per source of Archaeology and National Museum Department Sri Kestra Branch. Currently, zone and museum fee are Ks 10,000 per foreigner. “At present, aft UNESCO listed, we see more and more world trotters come in. Sri Kestra is one day trip and 11 becomes key tour. This year, we offer free entry fee,” said Assistant Director Daw Myint Myint Thein. Local entry to Sri Kestra Cultural zone and museum is: 4,671 visitors in 2010-11, 5,524 i 2011-12, 6,502 in 2012-13, 9,951 in 2013-14, 29,348 up to the end of June 2015 respectively.

Sri Kestra Museum has three buildings and these buildings are yearly renovated, she said. Excavated Pyu artifacts are displayed in the museum. It is one of the oldest museums in Myanmar, situated in Mhawzar village, Pyi Township. Opening hour is 9:30am to 5:30pm on Tuesday to Sunday.

 Source : The traveller Vol 3, No.8  From August3 To August 9, 2015