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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Yangon (Rangoon)

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Historical Places in Yangon (Rangoon)

Sule Pagoda , Yangon (Rangoon)
At the center of the nation's former capital, Sule Pagoda is an octagonal structure surrounded by bustling streets and buildings from the col
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Botahtaung Pagoda , Yangon (Rangoon)
Some 2,500 years ago, the Mon people built Botahtaung Pagoda to shelter a sacred strand of hair from the Gautama Buddha within its empty inte
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Taukkyan War Cemetery , Yangon (Rangoon)
Myanmar's largest cemetery, Taukkyan War Cemetery commemorates fallen Allied soldiers from the British Commonwealth. Opened in 1951, the ceme
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Duration: 2 hours
This specialized walking tour will provide first-hand experiences with Myanmar culture and background history of Yangon, lifestyle of Yangon people and how Yangon has transformed over the years, which factors shape life of people, and it is not merely the tour where you listen to the commentary of guide, but showing of activities such as giving Burmese names, learning how to wear Longyi (saffron) and natural cosmetic make-up Thanaka and tea at the local tea shop. The tour involve visit to old colonial buildings, ancient church, market. The tour ends in Mahabandula Park.
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Immaculate Conception Cathedral , Yangon (Rangoon)
A towering red brick facade composed of two elegant spires and a central bell tower Immaculate Conception Cathedral stands out as one of the
Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda , Yangon (Rangoon)
Prepare to be amazed at Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda, where you’ll discover an enormous seated Buddha. Head to this relaxing temple to marvel at the 1
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It can be difficult to find decent budget accommodations in Yangon, especially downtown, where rooms are usually small and booked months in advance. Look farther away from the city center for cozier budget options, often with complimentary breakfast included. The Kandawgyi lakeside features a number of high-end establishments.
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