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Private Full-Day Yangon City Tour with Transfer
"Your magical Yangon adventure starts in the morning when your private guide and driver will pick you up at your local hotel or from the airport. Drive to the heart of the city’s downtown and explore the historic Sule Pagoda on Strand Road. Then shop till the biggest in the city. Though closed on Mondays and public holidays every other day offers the chance to comb through the stalls for traditional handiwork food and clothing. Feast on a delicious Burmese lunch and then continue your adventure by traveling to the Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda. This pagoda is home to the world’s largest Buddha statue (70 meters long and 229 feet high) as well as gorgeous murals the pagoda dates back 2500 years and is cover in 11 tons of pure gold. You’ll have the perfect vantage point for a gorgeous sunset from the golden stupa. Your guide and driver will take you back to your hotel in the late afternoon.""""Discover the best of Yangon with this private full-day city tour from Yangon City or the Yangon airport. Wander the Sule
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Private Full-Day Yangon City Tour with Thilawa Port Transfers
"Your guide and driver will pick you up at Thilawa port. The journey will start at Sule Pagoda in the middle of downtown Strand Road. Next head to Bogyoke Market (formerly known as Scott's Market) the biggest market in Yangon packed with hundreds of art craft food and clothing stores. (Note: Market is closed on Mondays and public holidays).After lunch you will visit Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda. This Pagoda holds the world's largest Buddha statue about 70 meters long (229 feet high) and also boasts magnificent murals depicting the life of Buddha. Then take in the culture at a local tea shop. Your guide will bring you to the 2
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Private Full-Day Yangon City Tour with Transfer
"Your magical Yangon adventure starts in the morning when your private guide and driver will pick you up at your local hotel or from the airport. Drive to the heart of the city’s downtown and explore the historic Sule Pagoda on Strand Road. Then shop till the biggest in the city. Though closed on Mondays and public holidays every other day offers the chance to comb through the stalls for traditional handiwork food and clothing. Feast on a delicious Burmese lunch and then continue your adventure by traveling to the Kyaukhtatgyi Pagoda. This pagoda is home to the world’s largest Buddha statue (70 meters long and 229 feet high) as well as gorgeous murals the pagoda dates back 2500 years and is cover in 11 tons of pure gold. You’ll have the perfect vantage point for a gorgeous sunset from the golden stupa. Your guide and driver will take you back to your hotel in the late afternoon.""""Discover the best of Yangon with this private full-day city tour from Yangon City or the Yangon airport. Wander the Sule
From $75.00

More Local Customs in Rangoon

EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT NAT TREE SHRINES

Throughout Yangon you will notice small shrines in trees, some of them old and some of them new. They are called "NAT " shrines, but what is a nat? Well, a nat is a spirit that has been displaced when...
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davidjo
Mar 23, 2016

Our man in Rangoon

Mr Kyaw did not have to do it. He is a member of VT and had sent him an email requesting some help with a hotel. I usually stay at Yuzana Garden Hotel but they were not answering emails. Mr Kyaw...
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cochinjew
Sep 07, 2010

the jolly man of anwahrata road

What are you? Hindou or Moslem? No, I am an Yehudi. I am a moslem he called back but what does it matter, we are all human beings.. and for the next few minutes the pavement was filled with the sound...
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cochinjew
May 24, 2009

Local Telephone Booths

Telephones or public phones as we know may not exist in Burma, but around each street corner, there would be a table with a few telephones placed on top.. you can make local landline or mobilephone...
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cochinjew
May 24, 2009

Entrepreneurial spirit of the Younger Generation

I have known this family who has a small corner store along anwahrata road, the indian section of downtown Rangoon. They are moslems, and he has vague notions, like many of his compatriorts, of where...
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cochinjew
May 24, 2009

Very Devout Buddhists

Burmese are unlike any other group of people whom you would run into in Asia.. they are very devout but more importantly they live their belief systems.. it is heartwarming to see them accumulating...
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cochinjew
May 18, 2009
 
 
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Telephones

As the telephone network remains quite rudimenary in Myanmar, and poverty is almost the norm, there are few household telephones on the country. There were a range of open area telephone services,...
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thedouglas
May 26, 2007

Buddha Maintenance

When we visited Shwedagon Paya, our guide pointed out this neglected black Buddha. He explained that families basically sponsor a Buddha image, and care for it's maintenance. However, if the family...
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thedouglas
Apr 24, 2007

Water Stations

While we have "bubblers" and water fountains in many of our public places, as well as the increasing bottled water industry, in the West, Myanmar's version of a public water source seems to be these...
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thedouglas
Apr 24, 2007

Chewing Betel Nut

Betel chews are known as Kunya, and they are chewed by most adults, male and female in most parts of Myanmar. Seeing a set of white teeth is a relative rarity. Although we had read that chewing the...
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thedouglas
Apr 09, 2007

Count your day

Not only animals are symbolised the days of week in Burma .Also numbers...Please take a look on this donation boxes.You can see the numbers beneath the animal`s images in burmese digits...See...
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vodolaz
Jun 22, 2006

Pour your Buddha !

There are eight days of burmese week `cos Wednesday divides on two parts in noon owing to Buddha was born in Wednesday. The little statuettes of Buddha symbolize each week`s day and are...
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vodolaz
Jun 22, 2006

When visiting a temple ....

You will be expected to remove your footwear and then walk clockwise around the temple. The reason for this is a symbolic sign of respect by keeping your right hand, which is deemed cleaner than your...
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K1W1
Apr 03, 2006

Manual Traffic Lights

The flow of traffic is manually controlled in Yangon. At each major intersection you will notice what looks like a police box on one corner. This is typically staffed by two people and they monitor...
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Hewer
Apr 28, 2005

Top Hotels in Rangoon

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Kan Yeik Tha Road, Mingalar Nyunt Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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35 Taw Win Rd., Dagon Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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129 Dhammazedi Road, Yangon (Rangoon), -, Myanmar
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223 Sule Pagoda Rd., Pabedan Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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33 Alan Pya Phaya Road, Dagon Township, Yangon (Rangoon), 11191, Myanmar
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No. 1 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yankin Township, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Top Things to Do in Rangoon

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Shwedagon Paya

I had been to Yangon twice and both two times I spent sunrise and sunset there, seeing people praying as well tourist observing this magical pagoda. It is truely a masterpiece and you should not miss...
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Bogyoke (Scott) Market

First of all, this market is officially called "Bogyoke Market" after General Aung San the father of Burma's independence. 'Bogyoke' is the Burmese term for General. However, it is still known as...
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Chaukhtatgyi Paya

The very impressive 65 meters long and 16 meters high Chaukhtatgyi Buddha image is beautifully restored. There is a viewing platform at one end that is worth stopping at. Photographs are permitted but...
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Rangoon / Yangon Zoo

As any kid growing up in Rangoon, (or Yangon as it is called now) going to the zoo was always a treat. At that time my father's cousin was director of the Rangoon Zoo, as it was called then, and we...
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Circle Train

While on the circle line train you will be able to see how the locals live. Many women carry their vegetables on their head while others struggle to carry bamboo baskets with their goods inside....
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Karaweik Royal Barge

The Karaweik Royal Barge or Karaweik Palace as it is also known as is majestically situated at the east side of Kandawgyi Lake but you can only get in if you are dining there. It was designed in 1974...
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"YANGON, A CITY WORTH EXPLORING"
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planxty

"Yangon - capital and great introduction to Myanmar"
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herzog63

"Yangon - City of Golden Pagodas"
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cochinjew

"Some of the Loveliest People in all of Asia"
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"Yangon - don`t worry anymore..."
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