Yangon Heritage Walks

Cultural & Theme Tours in Ayeyarwady & Bago Regions

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# Get an insider’s taste of life in Yangon’s vibrant historic downtown# Astonished by the old architecture# Photographs of colonial-era structures in Relics of Rangoon
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Yangon City Hall, Yangon (Rangoon), Yangon RegionMeeting point is in front of Yangon City Hall and Immanuel Baptist Church, originally built in 1830, though the present structure dates from 1885.At 09.00, heritage walks start at YANGON CITY HALL, located at the heart of the colonial-era city. Nearby is the former Immigration Department. This building was designed in 1910 to be the country’s most upmarket department store, Rowe & Company. Proceed to the High Court, a 1911 brick building designed by the architect John Ransome. Continue walking down to PANSODAN STREET enjoying impressive colonial buildings and have a stop at HLA DAY, a non-profit social enterprise shop, offers quality contemporary and traditional handicrafts sourced from local producers often struggling to overcome disability, exclusion and poverty. You'll find colorful women's and kids' clothing, soft toys, stationery, jewellery, home wares and more there. Continue to Strand Road, home to the three-storey former New Law Courts. Next stop is the 1916 Custom House, a large building with an elegant white tower and double-faced clock above the entrance. Walk past the red brick General Post Office to the luxurious Strand Hotel, built in 1901 by the Sarkies brothers, Armenian hoteliers. And also see the bustling life at the NANTHIDA JETTY. Ends of Yangon Heritage Walks !Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • English speaking guide

What’s not included

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals
  • Tips
  • Services, which are not mentioned in above