Places to Visit in YangonSights in Yangon
Twenty-five awesome things in magic Yangon you never knew existed.
Although you may not have the opportunity to tour every state and area of Myanmar, National Races Village is proud to offer a priceless opportunity to enjoy the variety of the area. The National Races Village was built by the Ministry of Progress of Border Areas and National Races and Development Affairs and is a group of houses from the various Myanmar ethnical groups, namely Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Bamar, Mon, Rakhine and Shan.
Undoubtedly, the major tourist attractions in Yangon are the Shwedagon Necklace, one of the most famous Neckar Necklaces in the run. From most places in Yangon it can be seen during the day and becomes part of the nice sky at nocturnal. Shwedagon is considered the oldest sidecar in the worid and was constructed about 2,600 years ago.
No wonder that the Shwedagon pit is also lovingly called "The Crown of Burma". This worshipped couch also contains wisps of Buddha's fur and other sacred remains, making it an important place of Buddhist worship. Directly to the north-east of Shwedagon Lagoon lies Chaukhtatgyi Paya, a noteworthy sanctuary that hosts one of Myanmar's most admired Buddha-statures.
Musmeah Yeshua is the last preserved religious site in Yangon city centre and the only one in the land that enchants with its historic and architectonic charm. Situated in a small road between Moslem sellers and paintings of India, the temple serves the few Jews left in the state.
The Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue is a secret gem that promises you more insight into the once flourishing world. We recommend a trip if you want to learn more about the cultural legacy of the land or if you are looking for a picturesque place to relax in the town. Yangon is a tasty mixture of old-fashioned and progressive, ranging from huge nostalgic settlements to modest shelters.
This free guide takes you through Yangon's architectonic legacy as you wander through the city's vibrant avenues. There are plenty of stands in Yangon town centre, and it's difficult to make the right choice, especially when everything is serving warm and sour. From time to time you will find low desks and low stools next to the stands where you can have a chat over a glass of Myanmar milky teas.
With more than 2,000 stores and the largest range of crafts and memorabilia in Myanmar, it is no wonder that the Bogyoke Aung San Market is visited by local people and visitors again and again. Besides the famed Shwedagon Paya, the gardens are also venerated for their magnificent view of the cherished Shwedagon.
Further outdoor pursuits are a disused Myanmar Airways Fokker, where you can board a combat aircraft or an old steamship and a Natural World Amusement Park, perfect for a fun day out and a great place to take the family. Can' you get enough of Yangon's beautiful sundowns? Stroll along Lake Kandawgyi as it dawns and see the reflecting water of the dam reflect the shimmering Shwedagon Pagoda at sunset.
Besides a small parkland, a children's play area, a paint-ball facility and the renovated Karaweik Palace, the keen traveler will certainly not get tired of doing something at Lake Kandawgyi. The Utopia Tower, where on the huge heap of man-made cliffs you will find dining, karaoke, snooker and a lookout area.
Whilst it can be a daunting night life in Yangon, it's not hard to find a Myanmar Ale for just $0.60. It' almost indispensable to go to the museums of a town, when traveling. Finally, there is no better way to discover the richness of the country's riches in a unique environment.
Myanmar National Musuem is a collection of Myanmar's arts, histories and cultures. Explore precious stones such as nostalgic monuments and the 11-metre-high Sihasana (Lion Throne), owned by the last Myanmar kings, Thibaw Min. Mr Aung San Suu Kyi was and is an inspirational power behind the pro-democracy movements in Myanmar, but things were never simple for her.
Whilst you are not permitted to visit the building, the story of the solitary home where Aung San Suu Kyi spoke to her own folk about the metal doors recalls her great offering and unshakeable dedication to her state. If you' re worried that you don't have enough spare hours for the remainder of Yangon, get on the Yangon Circular Train to take a trip you won't sooner or later.
Yangon's least expensive way of transport, the excitement of the local people on the boat will offer you many ways to communicate and exchange one or two things. Burma is a land that has a common frontier with many countries such as Bangladesh, China, India, Laos and Thailand. If you are in Myanmar, you must try their informal Mohinga.
Myanmar National Musem is home to a large library of Myanmar arts, histories and cultures. It is a huge 5-storey edifice made up of antique artifacts, historical mementoes linked to the local population' s heritage and ancestry. One of the highlights of the exhibition could be the lion enthron. in the Thronsaal are miniatures of the old Myanmar kings' seats and of course the pristine seat of the last Myanmar king Thibaw!
When you want to know how to make genuine Myanmar cuisine, you need to study with the best. You will receive a book of learnt and even other Myanmar meals before you go so you can make it for everyone at home. Yangon has many artists, and art galeries appear, so you should come by to see them.
In your opinion, what is the best Burma road-meal? Watch the streets with the eye of a native English speaker and try up to 10 different snack foods while strolling. Mr U Thant was a Myanmar native who served as the third Secretary-General of the United Nations. Whether you are a historian or not, you will love a stay in this house.
Yangon is a way of living, and just about everyone has a nice glass of it. One of Yangon Teahouse sophistication, Golden Tee simply chilled and drunk on a warm glass of tee while you enjoy some of the roasted treats you can order. Lake Inya is an old relict of colonization in Britain and was used as a dam in 1883.
It is now an astonishing area to slope, with the magnificent views of the pond, and you will be near many of Burma people. Snack and bottle of beers, and take a seat on a picknick bed or bank while admiring the views of the lakes. Alternatively, make your way to a restaurant on the bank and eat a bite to eat in the middle of the wonderful water.
If you don't live at The Strand, the historic lounge is still a must! One of Yangon?s most famous and famous people like Noël Coward, Rudyard Kipling and Orson Welles spent the night in The Strand. It is furnished in Yangon and shows its wealthy Yangon heritage.
What if you could try some of their typical drinks like a Pegu Club, a gingerbread or Myanmar Rums Beach Sour? At the top of Sakura Tower is the highest one in Yangon. The Yangon Yangon is a fantastic place with a stunning Yangon panorama, you can see the glittering starry sky and even see the Shwedagon Pagoda in the faraway.
Unwind and savour the cold atmosphere, have a cocktail and listen to the mixture of British and Myanmar music. And, seriously, look out the window, it really is a prospect you will never ever get over. Journey to Yangon is very enjoyable with its memories of the easy joys of live and work.
Enjoy the colorful cultural scene and interaction with the lovable natives to explore the hometown and rekindle your passion for travel.