yangon city tour
Yangon formerly known as Ragoon remains the culture and commercial heart of Myanmar. Although the city of Yangon has grown to accommodate over seven million people, it has retained its former charm. Start a beautiful morning start your tour to visit Botahtaung Pagoda which is near the Yangon River and visit around the river life of Yangon. After that visit to one of the famous Sule pagoda located in downtown of Yangon City. You can visit also Mahabandoola Park near the Sule Pagoda, heritage building of Yangon High Court, City Hall and Immanuel Baptist Church. After 1948 the independence Monument and obelisk in commemoration of Myanmar independence from British in 1948 was installed at the center Maharbandoola Park. Observe the locals going about their daily activities when we pass by Mahabandoola Park. Stroll through downtown Yangon with its colonial atmosphere and visit the beautiful post office. The time now to get Lunch and enjoy your lunch at Restaurant. After the Lunch visit to the Bogyoke Market or referred to by its original name Scott Market in order to commemorate a civil servant named Jame George Scott in British colonial era. It’s located in Pabedan Township in central Yangon Myanmar. Known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets, the market is a major tourist destination, dominated by antique, Burmese handicraft and jewellery shops, art galleries and clothing stores. After visit to the Bogyoke Market head to india quarter for a different view of the city by car. End of the day visit to Shwedagon Pagoda also called Golden Pagoda which is famous and land mark of Yangon , where many local and Buddhist come to workshop, before returning to Hotel. Remark: Should wear long pants, sandals and bring a hat to protect from the hot sun. All visitors to pagodas/ temples need to take off their shoes. Bogyoke Market (closed on Mondays and public holidays - closed at 16:30).