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Yangon
Yangon
Although no longer the capital of Myanmar, Yangon remains Myanmar's largest and most commercially important city, with a population of 5 million. Since 2010, the city has undergone rapid development and real estate prices have skyrocketed, as both local and foreign investors scramble to take a foothold here. However, shantytowns still remain around the city. Downtown is a bustling core of market streets and motorbike traffic. Travelers will enjoy eating street food like mohinga, the national dish, and chatting with the supremely friendly local residents. The Shwedagon Pagoda is the top site in town, attracting both tourists and pilgrims from around the world. the best places to stay in town, look no further than The Strand and Traders Hotel Yangon.
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Things To Do in Yangon

Shwedagon Pagoda
4.7/5
766 Reviews
Ancient Pagoda
The Shwedagon Pagoda is an immense Buddhist shrine that was built an estimated 2500 years ago in Yangon, Burma. The native title for the shrine is Shwedagon Zedi Daw. It is also known in English as the Great Dagon Pagoda or the Golden Pagoda. This breathtaking pagoda houses several ancient relics and is considered the most sacred of all Burmese Buddhist shrines. It is located west of Kandawgyi Lake, on Singuttara Hill. At 325 feet high, this golden-plated pagoda completely dominates the city skyline. Many tourists choose to buy pieces of gold leaf from the vendors and apply it to the Pagoda as a token of respect for the beauty of this amazing gilded landmark.
Yangon Chinatown
4.5/5
207 Reviews
Yangon Chinatown has a history of hundreds of years and gathers about 150,000 local Chinese and overseas Chinese. The old and quaint colours of the street are unstoppable. In addition to numerous small commodity stores and snack bars, Yangon Chinatown also has Chinese ancestral halls and temples. Many Chinese people open restaurants here, dumplings, ramen noodles and other Chinese foods. Visitors who like Chinese food can eat more authentic Chinese food here.
Bogyoke Aung San Market
4.3/5
244 Reviews
Market
The new wing of the market which houses shops that sell medicine, foodstuffs, garments and foreign goods.
Sule Pagoda
4.5/5
249 Reviews
Ancient Pagoda
The Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon.

Yangon Vacation Packages & Tickets

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Small-Group Tour: Kyaiktiyo Pagoda and Bago from Yangon with Lunch
FromSGD433.50
Private Bagan Excursion to Sale and Mount Popa Full Day
FromSGD274.90
Half-Day Art Galleries Tour in Yangon
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
FromSGD19.90

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With many public holidays landing on Fridays and Mondays this year, 2020 offers exciting opportunities for those looking to plan a holiday. There is ample opportunity for you to plan long-haul vacations, day trips in the region as well as short weekend getaways.
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Yangon Weather

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Today
26 Oct 2020
24 °
Clouds
24-32
Tomorrow
27 Oct 2020
24°
Showers
24-30
Wednesday
28 Oct 2020
24°
Showers
24-31
Thursday
29 Oct 2020
24°
Mostly Cloudy
24-32
Weather Forecast and Travel Tips for Yangon
Oct 26, 2020 Yangon Weather:Clouds, Northeasterly Wind:0-10 kph, Humidity:94%, Sunrise/Sunset:06:01/17:37
Yangon Driving:Suitable, Running:Not Recommended, Cycling:Not Recommended

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