Yangon Siteseeing Tour

One Day with Yangon Higlights

1.Botahtaung Pagoda & Jetty

This is 2500-year old pagoda was originally called Kyaik-de-att,and was later named after the 1000 military generals who brought the Buddha hair relic from India to Myanmar.

2.Sule Pagoda

The pagoda is located right in the center of the city.In fact the pagoda itself is in the middle of a traffic circle.It is said to be over 2000 years old and to contain a hair relic of Buddha.

3.Bogyoke Market

Formerly known as Scott Market,this is the most famous local market in Yangon.The large colonial building was built in 1926.There are 1641 shops in the market and almost anything you can imagine is on sale.

4.National Museum

The five-story museum house a priceless collection of artifacts and items of historical significance. The highlight of the collection is the Sihasana(Lion Throne)which belonged to King Thibaw.

5.Gabar Aye Pagoda

This is a new pagoda constructed in 1952,and was built for the sixth Buddhist synod,held from 1954 to 1956.The name means 'world peace' in English,and is known as the 'World Peace Pagoda'.

6.Gems Museum

It display very famous gem stones of Myanmar such as rubies, jades, sapphires an Pearls.It also houses the Gems Mart.

7.Chaukhtat Gyi Pagoda

Originally constructed in 1907,the reclining Buddha is 72 meters long and is the biggest reclining Buddha image in Myanmar.However,it suffered damage over the years,and reconstruction was started in 1957 and completed 1966.

8.Karawait Palace & Kandawgyi Lake

This large lake is just north of downtown,and around it is a park and recreation area.It's a busy roads around it.The lake is best known for the karaweik,a huge concrete replica of a royal Burmese Barge.

9. Shwedagon Pagoda

The largest and most important pagoda in Myanmar is the Shwe Dagon Pagoda.It rises almost 100 meters above the greer cityscape of Yangon.

10. The Strand Hotel

The Strand Hotel in Yangon is one of the most iconic hotels in Myanmar. Built in 1901, it remains as awe inspiring as it was in the early 20th Century.

11. China Town

The Chinatown of Yangon or so called Tayoke Tan lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the centre of Downtown Yangon.