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Best visiting attractions in Myanmar, Yangon

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Distance from city center: 0.7mi
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added on the 28th of July, 2012
Yangon is the former capital of Myanmar which boasts a distintive beauty with pagoda, river, old colonial buildings and scenic lakes.
To enjoy totally Yangon, you should spend from 2 days to 4 days visitig the major sites and the countryside:

1. Shwedagon
Your trip is incomplete without visiting Shwedagon. This pagoda is not only the famous destination, it is overwhelming with the number of stupas, spires.
Local people take this place as the most sarced site to pray also.

2. Sule Pagoda
The most special feature about this pagoda is it is located in the juntion overlooking many colonial buildings.

3. Emmanuel Church and Colonial Relic
You will be impressed by the number of colonial buildings in Myanmar which revokes the British culture and architecture. A walk of 1 hour until you reach the Jetty of Yangon river will introduce you very much about Yangon history.

4. Kandawgyi Lake
Full of green, beautiful reflection, Kandawgyi lake once known as Royal lake now is the best place to enjoy some walk and see Karaweik Palace.

5. Reclining Buddha
This is home to the biggest Recling Buddha statue. For those who wish to know Buddhism, it is simply a perfect place to pray and to learn about the religion.

To be continued....

Sule Road, Yangon

How to get there:
Direct flights from Bangkok, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Singapore, Siem Reap, Kuala Lumpur

On the web:

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