[Online Tour Guide] Explore Downtown Area of Yangon City
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Top sights in Yangon
In the southwestern part of Myanmar is its largest city, Yangon. It is known for being home to a number of beautiful Buddhist pagodas, like the Shwedagon Paya, as well as many modern skyscrapers and buildings designed with British colonial architecture. Travelers can visit its many breathtaking religious sites and monuments or just go shopping at its night markets. Read on for the most exciting things to do in Yangon!
Yangon is best known for its blend of cultures and traditions. It is filled with religious sites and jaw-dropping pagodas but has a skyline with modern buildings and colonialist architecture. There are many places to visit and learn about its Burmese heritage, including the National Museum, Sule Pagoda, and many more.
When is the best time to visit Yangon?
The best weather would be from November to April. Make sure to avoid the monsoon season from June to September. If you want to celebrate the famous water-throwing Thingyan Festival, head to the country in April.
Where is the best location for tourists to stay in Yangon?
Bahan Township is a district central to a number of attractions such as Bogyoke Aung San Museum, Kandawgyi Lak, Shwedagon Pagoda, and others. There are also lots of cheap eateries and bars around this location. For malls and more higher-end establishments, Mayangon Township is also a great option for your travel headquarters.