Best Things To Do in Yangon, Myanmar

After decades of isolation, the country has begun opening up to tourism, and for travelers, the gateway to Myanmar will be Yangon.

It’s an intriguing place to visit and to help you to plan your trip to Myanmar, here are our favorite things to do in Yangon.

This is one of the oldest and most important Buddhist stupas in Asia, and it’s one of the most iconic sites to be found anywhere in Myanmar.

Shwedagon Paya

The Strand is the old main street of Yangon, where the colonial rulers lived and built grand government buildings and lavish hotels for guests.

The Strand

The National Museum of Myanmar

To learn more about the country’s history, then one of the best things to do in Yangon is to visit the National Museum of Myanmar.

A great way to experience local life in Yangon and to see many of the city’s best sights at the same time is to ride the Circle Line Train.

The Circle Line Train

Sule Pagoda

At 44 meters in height, it’s not quite as tall as Schwedagon Pagoda, but it’s equally as important.

It was rebuilt as faithfully as possible and despite the destruction continues to be integral to Buddhism in Yangon.

Botataung Pagoda

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