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Ye walking tour

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We have two suggested itineraries for exploring charming Ye. The first takes in the market, so is best done in the morning, and the other, a loop around the lake, is ideal for the afternoon and sunset. You could perhaps split them up over a day, with a trip up to Banana Mountain or down to the beach at Bin Le Wa in the middle of the day.

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Our starting point is Ye’s principal pagoda, Shwe San Daw, located smack bang in the centre of town. Check out its various sculptures, golden chedis and giant boddhi tree, before exiting by the south gate onto Ye’s main commercial thoroughfare, May Yu Street.

North side of the moat or lake Photo taken in or around Ye walking tour, Ye, Burma_myanmar by Mark Ord.

North side of the moat or lake Photo: Mark Ord

Although lacking the stock of grand old colonial architecture of larger towns along this coast, you’ll nonetheless see several impressive old buildings dotted among the shops, cafes and bus company offices. Following the street to the west, you’ll reach a second pagoda located at the highest point ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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