Yangon is an interesting place to visit with many exciting things in every nook and cranny. Stroll along the streets of the city to experience the life, culture, and locals. You’re bound to discover many things.
The gigantic reclining Buddha Statue features a small shrine to Ma Thay, a holy many with the ability to stop rain and to grant sailors a safe journey out to sea. If you are interested in meditation, the Chaukhtatgyi Paya temple complex also has the Shweminwon Sasana Yeiktha Meditation Centre attached to it. If you’re based at a hotel in Yangon the likes of Sedona Hotel Yangon, it’s just a 10-minute drive to this temple.
Savour street food
Although Yangon’s cuisine is not as famous as most other Asian cuisines, its cuisine is undoubtedly delicious and best enjoyed in the streets of Yangon. If you visit downtown Yangon, you will be able to enjoy a delightful feast of street food at the many stalls that are located against the colourful colonial buildings. Tea with flatbreads, samosa with salads and refreshing drinks are offered at amazing prices at these street stalls.
The National Museum
History buffs will find plenty to explore at the Yangon National Museum. The Sinhasana or Lion Throne of King Thibaw Min is an important highlight of the museum. The throne is 26 feet high and encrusted with beautiful jewels and resembles more of an entryway than an actual throne.
Bogyoke Aung San Market
You’ll hardly find a better place than Bogyoke Aung San Market to purchase fantastic souvenirs at cheap prices. Featuring more than 2000 shops and an immense selection of souvenirs and handicrafts from Myanmar.
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