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Also known as Royal Lake, this artificial lake, built by the British as a reservoir, is most attractive at sunset, when the glittering Shwedagon is reflected...
Visible from almost anywhere in Yangon, this is one of Buddhism's most sacred sites. The 325ft zedi , adorned with 27 metric tons of gold leaf and thousands...
Housed in a large metal-roofed shed, this beautiful 65m-long reclining Buddha is hardly publicised at all even though it's larger than a similar well-known...
Botataung’s spacious riverfront location and lack of crowds give it a more down-to-earth spiritual feeling than Shwedagon or Sule Paya. Its most original...
Watched over by trustee Moses Samuels, a member of Yangon’s now tiny community of Jews, the lovingly maintained interior of this 1896 building contains a...
Most of the merchandise at downtown Yangon's largest market is ordinary housewares and textiles, but it's also renowned for its large selection of...
Half a day could easily be spent wandering around this sprawling covered market, sometimes called by its old British name, Scott Market. It has over 2000...
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