Doh Eain Alley Gardens


If you were wondering where all the street art in Yangon is, you need to start looking down back alleys. This pair of alleys, which can be toured as a loop, includes one decorated with historical and present-day photos of Yangon and Myanmar.

There are six other alleys, and all are a project by Doh Eain, a heritage restoration and urban beautification organisation doing amazing work in Yangon.

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