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8 Places to Visit in Yangon, Myanmar

Rasshmie Salunkhay Aug 27, 2019
Not just the largest city of Myanmar, but Yangon boasts of being the cultural, political and economical center as well. Each of the attraction it holds isn't less than a wonder.

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A holy pilgrimage of the Buddhists, the Shwedagon Pagoda stands 99 meters tall, and can be sighted from any corner of the city.

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The Swe Taw Myat Paya literally translates to 'Buddha tooth relic pagoda' where Gautam Buddha's tooth relic was enshrined.

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One of the most dominant pilgrimage place of the country, the Kyaiktiyo Pagoda is a unique sight to behold.
One of the most revered statues of Myanmar, the reclining Chaukhtatgyi Paya (Buddha) is 215 ft long and jaded with precious gems.

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A landmark popular for navigation, interestingly, every road of Yangon ultimately leads to this iconic heritage, Sule Pagoda.

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Scintillating sunsets at the Kandawgyi Park are unbelievable. There is a boardwalk to take a calming stroll and admire the surrounding beauty.

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The most wondrous manifestation of the Burmese culture are the thousands of Temples of Bagan, that encompass the Bagan plains.
Adore the awe-striking vistas of the heritage monuments, while wandering around the greenery of the Mahabandoola Garden.