Yangon Tourist AttractionsTourist attractions in Yangon
Sights of Yangon - Yangon Attractions
Yangon has many different attractions to see and do. This includes places of unspoilt natural beauty, lush parklands and landscaped grounds, and museum sites that give an inside look at Myanmar's wealth of past and present. We' ve included some of the most famous attractions in the town, along with some less well-known and less frequented attractions that may also be of interest.
With its many old and dramatic payas, it is the city's most striking and beloved attractions. They' re actually Stupa, which are dome-like textures containing a Buddhistic relict. The Burmese call them Payas. This name comes from the British, who call every Buddhistic religion by this name.
Here we have listed some of the more important references. Please note: As with other places of Buddhism, it is not permitted to wear sneakers. It is a particularly stringent policy when you enter Myanmar. At every entry and exits there is a place where you can put your boots or clogs. This is a new building from 1952, designed for the 6th Buddha School, which took place from 1954 to 1956.
Its name means "World Peace" in English and is referred to as "World peace paya". It' 112 ft high, the inside is empty and contains some Buddhistic sculptures. It is a dug out grotto that was also built for the 6th Buddha School of Buddhism, which took place from 1954 to 1956 on the occasion of the 2,500th birthday of Buddha's illumination.
Like Kaba Aye Rema, it is a relatively new design. In 1980 it was erected as a place of remembrance for the first successful congregation of the Sangha of all orders, when all cults of the buddhistic order of monks came under a control authority. This is a well-proportioned paysa that unites contemporary and folk style and is linked to the Shwe Dagon pays via a footbridge.
Like the Shwedagon of Yangon, this shrine is 1,000 years old, although parts were added in 1952 and 1954. Following the demolition of Bago in 1757, this historical lying Buddha was devoured by the jungles and only discovered again in the UK while building the railroad from Yangon to Bago.
Key to the Myanmar Lions is the Sihasana or Löwenthron, the seat of the last Myanmar royal Thibaw Min. Strand is not really an offical tourist destination, but it is the oldest and most renowned in Myanmar. Situated on the northern side of Lake Kan Daw Gyi, it is a small landscape garden with rolling countryside and shaded wood.
This is a favourite place where the inhabitants of the cities can unwind and spend their free times. From here you have a good look at the Kan Daw Gyi lake. Yangon has several themefairs, and going to an attraction site here is something of a journey back in history, just like years ago.
Approximately 70 animal and bird varieties exist in this reserve, which stretches over approximately 1,650 hectares and comprises a lakes. It also has a replication repository of old Myanmar architecture and a small stone yard area. It is a good place for picnics, natural scientists and flora and fauna.
There is a monument of independence in the garden. Famous for its rosaries, the parks offers a good view of the town hall and other rural monuments. They come to the parkland early in the mornings to practise T ai Ch. It is a giant man-made sea about five time bigger than Kan Daw Gyiee.
Situated in the northern part of the town, the sea cannot be seen from the road and some parts of the river bank are within walking distance. To the east is the renowned Inya lake hotel, and the University of Yangon is situated to the south-west of the lakes. Pyay Rd., Kahar Aye Pagoda Rd. and Parami Rd.
It' a beautiful little garden with a beautiful lakes. There are small paddle and rowing yachts for hire on the site, and there is an interesting little shed. Golden McDuck Restaurant is situated in the garden. It is a large garden with a vast area of gras and shrubs, a total of 130 acre and just south of Shwe Dagon Paya.
During the rule of Queen Shin Sawbu, the area of the People' s Plaza and the People' s Garden was part of the castle area. During the Colonization it was a course of playing football. On the plaza and in the garden there are thousand of herbs, shrubs, bushes and flower. Close to the Shwedagon Pagoda.
Situated on a mound above the town, this tomb is devoted to Aung San and the six members of the chamber who were murdered with him in 1947. During a 1983 ceremonial, this tomb was bombarded by a group of DPRK operatives to kill the DPRK presidential leader. There are of course many interesting and interesting places outside Yangon.
Others are easily accessible from Yangon for a pleasant day out, while others need an accommodation. It was once the sparkling old capitol of lower Myanmar, reigned by the Mon Empire from the fourteenth to the sixteenth centuries. This was the site of the Second Myanmar Empire, which was established by King Bayinnaung.
In 1757 Bago was demolished, but partly renovated at the beginning of the nineteenth c.. This was an important port, but when the Bago River shifted course, it was isolated from the ocean. Sights in Bago are the Shwe Mawdaw Paya, Kalyani Thein (ordination hall), the Shwe Thalyaung lying Buddha (9th century), Kyaikpun Paya with four large Buddha pictures and the Bago market.
Only about 60 km from Yangon, Bago is an easily accessible excursion. Known for its parasols and fine architectural beliefs, it is about four hours from Yangon by road, or an over night cruise. The city of Thanlyin is about an hour's hike from Yangon via Myanmar's longest conn.
There are the remains of an 1800s Portugese chapel, and on an islet in the center of the stream is Ye Le Paya (the central pagoda), which contains images of other renowned peagodas in other parts of the state. There is a brief coach trip out of the city, on a hillside rises the large, gold Kyaik-khauk Paya.
Two of Myanmar's greatest poets, Natshinaung and Padethayaza, are buried right in front of this city. You can also take the Yangon River boat, and then a 40-minute cab trip into the city. The Kabakyaw restaurant, opposite the village fair, serves delicious meals for dinner.
Shwe Santaw Paya is also in Twante, not far from the city.