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Things to do in Yangon
From Yangon Airport, take a taxi into Yangon and you'll soon find that you've never been to a place like this. Lacking global brands and a wealth of parkland, lochs and shimmering peaks, bustling streets and welcoming natives, Yangon, Myanmar's biggest and former capitol, is a place to visit before setting off to this foreign, beautiful state.
Jagger, Maugham and Kipling have check-in the most fashionable hotels in town and are as lavish and stylish as you would have expected from a place that was once the pinnacle of the colonial era. Situated in the green Golden Valley neighborhood in Yangon, this tranquil, little-known B&B is a great place to be. Only for the adjacent gastronomic centre the visit is worthwhile.
As one of the finest in Yangon, the Savoy has some of the best rooms in town. Restaurants and bars are spectacularly decorated, the latter with a marine thematic. Situated in a green neighborhood just to the west of the town center, this wonderful Oriental Express teenager villa is the perfect place to stay. Featuring a nostalgic look and a luxurious standard that competes with The Strand's, the rooms here are as wonderful as in Yangon.
The Yangon veteran recalls a period when they lay in their beds at 9 p.m. because there was nothing to do after nightfall. There are new pubs open on a regular basis and there are many places where you can enjoy late nights drinking with kind and willing people. This is not Yangon's side of Bangkok's Khao San Road.
Instead, it is an authentically indigenous locale adventure, a stripe of open-air pubs where the beers flow and where you can find the best barbecued game. Because of the closeness to the Shwedagon Pagoda the views here will invite you to stay; the well-equipped lounge will invite you to linger.
This is one of the most popular waterhole in Yangon, which is alive most of the night and offers regularly theme evenings. Myanmar's pubs, "beer stations", are often run-down, rural places where natives eat a beverage - either beers or whisky, or sometimes both. They can be found on many corner streets - look for the unmistakable Myanmar beers' unmistakable logos.
An exhilarating open-air dining experience, Minn Lan has some of the best shellfish in Yangon. It was taken from Myanmar's west Rakhine state. Situated on the north bank of Lake Inya, this flagship store retailer is training Burmese people who are looking for a job in the hotel and catering sector. Yangon`s Onyx Restuarant, which has been open since 2004, was once a personal getaway for members of the city`s expanding congregation looking for a West German cuisine.
Each Yangon tour should be an excursion to Swedagon Pagoda, the country's most celebrated sights. Further noteworthy sites are Sule and Botahtaung, both situated in the centre of the town. Yangon's Bogyoke Aung San Fair. Touristic equipment. You can find a favourite site, every gift you need from your stay in Myanmar here. Situated in the Islamic area of the town, this is the right place for an genuine Myanmar fairgrounds.