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Yangon

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  • Botataung Pagoda
    3.5 stars

    This is the third of Yangon's "three pagodas" and though less visually striking, has some intriguing history. Botataung pagoda is the lesser known of  “the three pagodas” of Yangon. While it may not not have the flare of Shwedagon or the stature of Sule, inside its golden-leafed walls is laid ... read more

  • Bogyoke Aung San Market
    4 stars

    This almost-century old market is the market to visit in Yangon, offering antiques, artworks, gems, clothes and almost anything else you can think of. If you visit any market in Yangon, make it the almost-century old Bogyoke Aung San Market, where you'll find slowly dying black market money ... read more

  • Sule Pagoda
    3 stars

    Sule Pagoda is the golden glowering heart of downtown Yangon (Rangoon). Sule Pagoda is the golden glowering heart of downtown Yangon (Rangoon). Nestled in the middle of two of Yangon’s main traffic arteries, which meet up in a roundabout that encircles around it, the pagoda is just one stupa and ... read more

  • Shwedagon Pagoda
    4 stars

    The most sacred and revered pagoda in Burma (Myanmar) is Shwedagon in Yangon, standing proud on top of Singuttara Hill in between People’s Park and Kandawgyi Lake. The most sacred and revered pagoda in Burma (Myanmar) is Shwedagon in Yangon, standing proud on top of Singuttara Hill in between ... read more

  • Kandawgyi Lake
    3.5 stars

    The lake and its surrounding gardens is a great place for a picnic -- shed the anxiety of Yangon traffic and ease earache from horns with a walk through the tree-filled park. One of two prominent lakes in Yangon, Kandawgyi Lake translates to “great royal lake” and was created during British ... read more

  • Yangon Circle Train
    4 stars

    What’s the best and cheapest way to see the city of Yangon (Rangoon)? Trishaw? Nope! Take the local Yangon circle train for a half-day, up close and local experience. What’s the best and cheapest way to see the city of Yangon (Rangoon)? Trishaw? Nope! Take the local Yangon circle train for a ... read more


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