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As a part of the history of the independence of Myanmar this place is well worth a visit. It is the the former home of General An Sang as well as that of his daughter An Sang Su Kyi, current leader of Myanmar.
Bogyoke Aung San Museum is a kind of memorial museum, housed in the former residence of General Aung San, the Architect of Myanmar's Independence. It is located at No. 25 Bogyoke Street (Formerly Tower Lane) Bocho 1 Ward, Bahan Township in Yangon.
Oval in shape,...More
Most of the countries have their National Hero (s). Most of them passed their life in simple ways of living style and but they thought and did well for their country. When you visit the Bogyoke Musuem, you can feel his family life and simple...More
Perhaps I was wrong in that I expected more, but was disappointed. However, having read about this well known army general, and his untimely death, I was fascinated to visit the museum, but it did not captivated what I have envisaged in the book.
The market is quite the contrast to the high end shopping mall that sprung up right across the street (and wasn't there when we visited 2 years ago). There is quite a variety of fabrics, jade, gold, silver (buyer beware) and pretty much everything e4lse...More
I love house-sized museums as they give you a crash course in biography in a manageable 30-60 minutes. This is an interesting building, but the exhibits under-perform a bit. Still, you do get a sense of the domestic life of Aung San and his famous...More
Aung San, the father of Aung San Suu Kyi, is an important historical and political figure who helped Burma gain independence from the British. The Bogyoke Aung San Museum is where Aung San lived with his family from May 1945 until his assassination on July...More
The house is a very impressive piece of architecture surrounded by gardens and the empty pool where their second son tragically died.
As you wander through the various rooms you get a sense of reverence that pervades each area- the solemn photo of the famous...More
This museum was one my purposes of visiting Myanmar. Which of course turned out to be one of the least important reasons afterall, due to amazing variety of the cities and numerous temples.
The museum is very well kept and throws you back to the...More