Places to Visit in YangonSights in Yangon
Sights in Yangon | Yangon Division
This is the capitol of Myanmar's business and government administrations until the government has agreed to move to Naypyidaw by 2006. Yangon, still the trading capitol of Myanmar, is fighting to maintain its sacred and colorful architecture.
Myanmar has the best educational, healthcare and transport system in Myanmar. Yangon was rebuilt by the Brits around 1855. The majority of the former are in a small area informal to the natives as Chinatown and Native American towns; the east part of the inner part of the capital is part of the capital of India and has a centre, church, mosques, Hindus temple and administration houses from the colonisation period.
The west part of the city centre is known as Chinatown, known for its sidewalk eating stands. Situated near Yangon city centre, the Yangon Landmark is about 100 m high and the most popular landmark in Yangon. Covered with golden, it can be seen from afar, is the most renowned place of worship in Myanmar.
According to tradition, the ancient mock-up has been constructed since the Buddha's lifetime (over 2600 years). Throughout Myanmar's entire story, the Refugee Room has been rebuilt and expanded severalds. As a rule, people come here in the mornings and evenings. Almost 70m\218ft long Buddha picture in lying positions, a few kilometres from the Shwedagon Pagoda, is a well-known place of worship in Yangon.
Charhtatgyi Buddha picture was made in 1907 by a businessman. This picture is known to be very relative and contains detailed physics that only a Buddha can have. This picture is in a large pavillon encircled by many convents. Situated in the centre of Yangon, near the town council, the Sule Pagode is one of the stupas that remained as a landmark during the Yangon war.
From then on, the 49m high Sulu Pupa became a traffic circle with stores around the basis and a zero kilometre or zero point in Myanmar. It is said that the Stupa was built around the third millennium BC, in which the hair of the Buddha was anchored. It' a place where locals can worship before and after work.
The Scott Marque is one of the most popular places to shop for Yangonites and tourists. Its name was renamed Bogyoke Aung San Markt after it became independent and the entire building became one of the historic landmarks of Yangon. It' also the only place in Myanmar where you can cobblestone. Situated in the top part of Yangon town centre, only two blocks from the town centre, with a round railway terminus at the back.
This is the second biggest waterfall near Yangon city centre. The British built it towards the end of the nineteenth centuary as a dam and resort. The small city opposite Yangon city centre, separated by the Yangon riverbank, is like another city compared to Yangon city centre.
Another Yangon is a place for the visitor to take a trip with the side car named TRISHAV. You can take a drive through small alleys leading through a pond area - the only spring of fresh air for the locals' use. You will also be led around the village square, where you will see the remains of a monumental mummy, which is believed to be an amaranth and monastery educational centre.
Tanlyin and Kyauktan are located in the east part of Yangon City, separated by the Bago River, which is linked by several overpasses. Both of these cities are known among the locals for their visit as a daily excursion from Yangon. This area was used as a sea port around the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, before Yangon became the major port.
Though these places can provide very little historical attractions except a day-to-day activity of humans and a few sacred canals. Yangonis visited these two dozy cities to get away from everyday life in Yangon. Kyaik Cauk is halfway between Thanlyin and Kyauktan, probably constructed around the fourth or third centuries B.C. According to legends, it is also intended for Buddha's relics and the mock-up was made of lateritic-stone.
Situated on a mound, the highest elevation in the area. Guests can see mileage from the Yangon city centre from the stupa if the wheather allows. At the beginning of the twentieth c., the mock-up was re-discovered by a group of locals on a small islet in the mid-tid.
They called the stupas after the river-Mawwon or rocky stream. It is said to have been constructed around the third millennium BC by Mon King and is one of the six places of worship that have been constructed near or in the centre of a large canal. Once off, the visitor has to take a brief trip by sea to get to the isle.
Once they have reached the Isle, they can go and worship the Buddha picture, which consists of five parts that are unique in Myanmar, or the very old Buddha picture, which is said to be about 1400 years old, or the sanctuaries of ghosts and ghosts looking over seamen.
The Htaukkyt Wars Graveyard is located on Yangon-Bago Street, about 21 mile or 34 km from Yangon city center. It' the biggest of three graveyards in Myanmar. In the graveyard graves ide or recordings of troops belonging to citizens of Britain, Scotland, Ireland, America, India, Nepal and Myanmar. It is a graveyard run by the Common Wealth War Graves Commission and the property was endowed by the Myanmar administration.