Things to do in Yangon (Rangoon)

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Things to Do in Yangon (Rangoon)

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  • rahuljasrotia
    Jaipur, India172 contributions
    I visited the great Shwedagon pagoda and it was amazing, I recommend to visit in night as day time its hot. Don't forget to pray your birthday god 🙏
    Written 12 March 2022
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  • Eric
    Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar30 contributions
    We did the entire loop in a couple of hours. Interesting way to see the real life at the people of Yangon. Not exactly super comfortable (bumpy and hot), but certainly authentic. Something to do once...
    Written 3 October 2020
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  • Ronald L
    Denver, CO2,338 contributions
    Went to see the large (65 meter or about 200 feet) Reclining Buddha with glass eyes, eye lashes and painted nails. Called Chaukhtatgyi. Forty-three statues on front side showing the mudras or representation of Buddha hand positions.
    Written 14 April 2020
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  • Aung YeMun
    Okayama, Japan206 contributions
    It is located in Botahtaung township of Yangon. Car-parking is available. Many tourists from Thailand also visit there. Its not very good for photo scene. Its one of the famous pagoda in Yangon.
    Written 14 July 2020
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  • Francis Martino
    Hirtshals, Denmark1,706 contributions
    The closure of Myanmar’s last independent newspaper marks a new milestone in the country’s political descent even if our Former Secretariat U Thant will sit in UN it will not happen.
    As overt censorship became a thing of the past and new licenses were issued, the number of news outlets proliferated, in the surest sign of confidence in ongoing political and economic reforms.
    Now only online news media remain as the last lifeline for millions of citizens desperate for reliable sources of information amid the military-induced freefall. Now U Thant House is still not yet opened during military coup.
    Written 18 March 2021
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  • Graham Barnard
    United Kingdom5 contributions
    I visited some 20 years ago to see my fathers grave. He was killed in Burma November 23rd 1944. I stood by his grave and cried, for the waste, for the grief it caused Mum and for the fact i never met him and he never saw me. How any one can review as 4 have done and given it 1 for awful is beyond me. They probably never lost a relative inn the war so it means little to them. I have missed him more and more as i get old, never met but never forgotten. Love you Dad.
    Written 4 June 2020
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  • Malcolm M
    16 contributions
    Decided to do the guided tour on our second day in Yangon. The building is being refurbished and there isn't a large amount of things to see. However it was interesting and a good way to get a brief summary of the history since colonial times.
    Written 23 March 2020
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  • TravelCompanion23
    Seattle, WA26 contributions
    A must-see for the amazing, tall, gilded throne, as well as for the entire floor showcasing the various costumes worn by all the different ethnic groups in Myanmar. There are also some of the jewelry and objects used by royalty, mostly adorned with rubies. There are many other things to see as well. The gift shops across the parking lot are worth a visit as well. I would say it would take at least a couple of hours, if not more. It's a good way to spend an afternoon and experience a lot of Burmese art and culture that you would not otherwise get to see. Suitable for individuals as well as families.
    Written 24 April 2020
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  • Traveller
    Melbourne, Australia9,765 contributions
    My wife and I stayed at Pan Pacific Hotel during our holiday in Yangon. The Junction City shopping complex is next door with undercover access.

    We came here for dinner and had a walk through the complex. Plenty of shops and restaurants.
    Written 24 April 2020
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  • djanaka
    Boise Idaho34 contributions
    Christmas decorations were just coming down when we visited in early January. A life size Santa playing a saxophone greater us in the entry. The original paintings of the life of Christ were beautiful. Birds flew in and out of the church. Not your typical "European Cathedral" and definitely worth a visit. K 2000 entry fee.
    Written 11 January 2020
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  • Ingrid Solomon
    5 contributions
    This is a historic synagogue that once served the large Jewish population that lived in Rangoon mostly before WWII. Sammy and his family from Shalom Travel are doing a wonderful job of preserving its history and renovating it to its old glory.
    Written 14 August 2020
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  • Aung YeMun
    Okayama, Japan206 contributions
    When you visit to downtown place of Yangon, you will see Sule Pagoda. It is located in the middle of the road. It is one of the ancient pagodas. We can take a photo of it with City hall background.
    Written 14 July 2020
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  • patrick h
    Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar175 contributions
    a very original way to discover Yangon, an atypical train journey, a little difficult to find again for directions and timetables, but the people are so nice that they will help you to make a pleasant trip
    Written 2 November 2020
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  • GregAussie1
    Melbourne, Australia643 contributions
    Inya lake is in the heart of Yangon and can be a great place to relax or get some exercise. There is a great part where you can enjoy lunch and a drink beside the water and surrounded by lovely gardens.
    Mix with the friendly locals as you take a walk around the lake or take a picnic and lay back on the lawns. If you have kids it’s safe for them to run around and play there are playgrounds. It’s a great place to visit if you are nearing the end of hectic travels.
    Written 23 March 2020
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  • Nature_Trek2013
    Singapore, Singapore273 contributions
    Every morning, you will be able to see the morning market selling seafood, poultry, pork, food by along the road. See how the daily life of the local trade. Interesting and this is almost non existence in the develop countries.
    Written 18 March 2020
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