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About Yangon - Travel Guide and Locals
And Yangon is really a nice town. It can be attended at any of the seasons, but those interested should schedule a journey after the monsun. The reason is that the places of interest and attraction of Yangon can be better appreciated without strong rains or burning hot.
Myanmar's biggest town, Yangon also acts as the land's religious center and is the place where many of the country's holy shrines and sanctuaries can be found. The Myanmar community attaches great importance to spiritually, and they show the greatest possible consideration for their oldest and most respectful members. When going to Yangon, a visitor must know what is regarded as appropriate and improper behavior, especially when it comes to issues of religious and cultural affairs.
The Yangon offers its guests more than enough transport possibilities. Taxis are the most common means of transport in the town. The information is kept as up-to-date and precise as possible. If, however, you plan to move, it is a good practice to review certain data and information to prevent unpleasant surprise.
Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, is the biggest town in Myanmar. Yangon is made up of 34 cities. Dawbon, East Dagon, Ahlone, Bahan, Botahtaung, Dala, Dagon, Dagon (Seikkan), Dawbon, East Dagon, Mingalar Taung Nyunt, Insein, Kamaryut, Latha, Lanmadaw, Mingalardon, Mingalar Taung Nyunt, Insein, Kamaryut, Tharyar, Ahlone, Mingdaing, Tharyar, Dag, Mingalar, Dag, Ahlon, Mingar, Dag, Mingalar, Dagon, Hlaing, Hlaing, Hlaing Tharyar, Kyeemyindaing, Pabedan, Pazundaung, Sanchaung, South Dagon, Seik Gyi Khanaung To, Seikkan, South Okkalapa, Shwe Pyi Thar, Thingangyun, Thaketa, Thanlyin, Tarmwe, Yankin.
Yangon's storyline is linked to the storyline of the Shwedagon Pagoda. Everywhere in Yangon, in the bustling city centre, in the new cities of the Orient, in the western industry area, in the rice paddies of the Nothern, the gold shape of the Shwedagon will be seen on the skin that rises above the leaves of rainforest tree, and the foundation of Shwedagon goes back to the Enlightenment of Gaudama Buddha, when he found the cause of universe sufferings and the way to its eradication.
This was on the fourth Sunday after the Enlightenment, when two of Taphussa and Bhallika, Ukkalapa traders from the Mon lands of Lower Myanmar, came before Buddha. Buddha realized that the three former Buddhas had anchored their property in a couch on Singuttara Mountain in the lands of the two brethren, and asked them to do the same with the brethren who came home and landed at the couch at the couch on the southwest Myanmar shore.
Two Sri Lankan friars, Sona and Uttara, took King Asoka to the cloakroom. He had the rainforest evacuated and the coupe mended. During the fifth A. Duttabaung worshiped the cemetery. King Anawratha of Bagan provided golden and silvery parasols in the eleventh centuary and constructed a coupe near the city of Twante over the Yangon River.
Dalla, today a city on the shore opposite Yangon, was then on Twante Ridge and was more important than Dagon. In those days Dagon was situated in low-lying, often water-covered area. The Sule Pagoda, now in the centre of Yangon, was standing on a small islet in the marsh, in the western part up to the Hlaing River and Yangon /River in the souther.
A Bagan era vouvant in Tadagale just to the North of Yangon shows that the Lateris, at the end of which Shwedagon was located, was a site of action in the Bagan era and the crest could have created a street south to the Shwedagon Pagoda and the Dagon village behind it.
When the Shwedagon Pagoda was founded. Alaungpaya' s capture of lower Myanmar is the second most important incident in the story of Dagon. Alaungpaya' s Yangon was essentially a block fortification, with the riverbank facade in the south, the site of today's Thirtieth Road in the east, a line of about 3300' cuts across the contemporary Maha Bandola Garden, Pansodan and Bo Aung Gyaw Strait in the east, and Theinbyu Strait in the south, marking the beginning of the city' Alaungpaya' modernity, in commemoration of his vít.
Sule Pagoda to the eastern side of the city. More than 250 routes run around Yangon. CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) was recently launched as a new gasoline for Yangon busses. The Yangon Central Railways Railway Terminal near the Aung San Stadium is the central railway yangon train terminal. There are enough cabs in Yangon.
Every cab in Yangon is within easy reach. The commuter trip from Dala to the Yangon River will take about 10 mins. BusesThere are two stations, one known as Dagon Ayeyar Hwyar HWBus Terminalm in Dagon Ayeyar Tharyar Township, which is mainly intended for Ayeyarwaddy Division coaches.
You can buy your ticket at Yangon Central Railway Station. The Yangon International Airport is available for both international and national flights. National airlines are (1) Myanma Airways (2) Air Bagan (3) Air Mandalay and (4) Yangon Airways. Yangon has several western eateries. Yangon's most important travel stop is Bogyoke Market, where most of Myanmmar's souvenir products are available.
You can buy handicrafts and handicrafts such as lacquerware, paintings, antiques, tapestries, textiles, souvenirs, gems and jewellery in this store and in Yangon city centre. Yangon is home to the most important TV channels. Myanmar and Myawaddy TV with programmes from 7 am to 4 pm and from 4 pm to 11 pm.
M-RTV 3 - British programmes are broadcast to Myanmar audiences from 9:00 to 10:00. 13:00 to 14:00, 18:00 to 19:00 and 02:00 to 04:00.
M-RTV 4 contains non-formal educational and other entertaining programmes. However, it can be adapted for reception from MMBox (Myanmar Media Box). Kanal 5 - Broadcasts films in various tongues such as English, Mandarin, Hindi, etc., but all films are captioned in Myanmar. Myanmar Ah Lin and Kye mon in Myanmar and The New Light of Myanmar in English are featured in Yangon and The Yadanabon News in Myanmar in Mandalay.
The Myanmar Times Journal (English version) is circulated every Monday and the Myanmar version every Friday. Yangon publishes both of them. Local publications such as Golden Myanmar, Myanmar Chronicle and Myanmar Perspective are available in bookstores. International papers such as International Herald Tribune, Singapore Straits Times and some international publications are available at In-wa (Ava) Bookshop, No.232, Sule Pagoda Road.
Myanmar Radio is broadcasting English on the following program: From 1 January 2002, the new City FM will be broadcasting every day from 08:00 to 10:00 and from 13:00 to 17:00. The City FM is broadcasting from 7 o'clock in the mornings until 21 o'clock in the evenings. Burma & English music, entertainments, face-to-face interview with movie celebrities are broadcasted on this channel.
You will find amusement centres such as cinemas, theatres and karaoke pubs. Yangon's most important music, video and film production sites are located in the city. In the Karaweik Hall there are also traditional dance sessions where the local people are entertained with various Myanmar-dancing. Sometimes the Myanmar Orchestra's entertainments are also scheduled. The Yangon is full of beauty salons and spas.
Yangon is also very famous for its beauty of your skin and of your skin. Spas are mainly located in International Hotels in Yangon. Yangon city centre has several internet cafés. MORY ORDER SERVICES mory order services are available in the capital cities of the individual states and departments in Myanmar. Yangon Downtown's post office is the most important parcel services centre in Yangon.
The Yangon Telegraph Office provides telefax service in 88 overseas destinations. Yangon's home network is also widespread. In general, there are three types of telephone service in Yangon.