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...
Bogyoke Aung San Museum
A melancholy air hangs over the home in which General Aung San lived with his family for just over two years before he was assassinated...
Dhamma Joti Vipassana Centre
Following the Vipassana teachings of SN Goenka, this simple, peaceful retreat is a short walk from Shwedagon Paya and Kandawgyi Lake....
The knockout view of Shwedagon Paya is the big draw of this rooftop bar above an Yves Rocher beauty shop. The cocktails, which start at...
A meal at this fine-dining restaurant set in a mansion with a lovely garden (used in the dry season for outdoor dining) is a pricey...
Shwegondine Rd · interesting places nearby
Ngahtatgyi Paya information
Virtually across the street from Chaukhtatgyi Paya is a gorgeous 46ft-tall seated Buddha image at the Ngahtatgyi Paya. Sitting in calm gold and white repose with a healthy splash of precious stones to boot, it’s one of the most impressive sitting buddhas in southern Myanmar. In fact, it’s worth going to see for its carved wooden backdrop alone.