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SHWEDAGON PAGODA
The golden doomed Shwedagon Pagoda is the most spectacular of the scenic attractions of Myanmar.Towreing amids the panorama of Yangon,it is also a radient and charontinues to dominate Yangon as perhaps no other single structure does in any otner city in the world.The trarvellous Shwedagoming landmark.The glistening gold stupa of the Shwedagon cn Pagoda is one of the "Wonders of the world",and is indeed the most beautiful and magnificent in the world.The massive pagoda not only is a remarkable architectural achievement,it is also the perfect symbol of a country in which Buddhism prevades every aspect of life.

Entrance Fee : 8000 Kyats per pax
Camera Fee : Free
Opening Hour : 04:00 am TO 10:00 pm

Wifi : Free

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KABA-AYE PAGODA
A little ahead from the Inya Lake, the Kaba Aye Pagoda is on Thirimingalar Kaba Aye Hill on the Kaba Aye Road in the Mayangone Township of Yangon. Kaba Aye, in Myanmar means 'World Peace' and this is what the pagoda aims to achieve.
The Pagoda was erected by U Nu, one of the earliest prime ministers of free Myanmar in 1954 in dedication to the Sixth Buddhist Council (1954-56). The Sixth Buddhist Council was held to mark the 2500 birth anniversary of Buddha's enlightenment. The Pagoda rises to a height of 111-feet and measures 34 meters around the base. The compound in which the pagoda stands is big enough and houses a number of monasteries within.

Entrance Fee : Free
Camera Fee : Have to pay
Opening Hour : 04:00 am TO 10:00 pm

Wifi : No

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MAHA PASANA GUHA CAVE
The Maha Pasana Guha (“Great cave”) is a large man made “cave” that contains a meeting hall where the 6th Buddhist council was held. The meeting hall was built inside a cave because the first Buddhist council was held inside a cave in India shortly after the Buddha’s passing into final Nirvana about 2,500 years ago. The hall’s six entrances and six large pillars supporting the roof symbolize the six councils.The hall measuring 67 meters long and 43 meters wide with a high ceiling is now used for various meetings and to host examinations on the Tripitaka, the teachings of the Buddha. At the end of the hall is a small Buddha image seated on an elaborate throne in the “Calling the Earth to witness” posture.

Entrance Fee : Free
Camera Fee : Free
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Wifi : No

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MAELAMU PAGODA
It is placed in North Okkalapa,sub area of Yanogn.Mae La Mu means a girl born from the fruit of La Mu tree.She became.according to the story,the mother of King Okkalapa,founder of Dagon(now Yanogn).She constructed the Pagoda in remeberance of her grandson who lost his life while crossing the Hlaing river to Thanhlyin.This little pagoda was obscurity until one Daw Saw Nyunt Yee had a dream to reconstruct it.This pagoda is of Buddha images showing the Buddha in early lives,or previous existences.

Entrance Fee : Free
Camera Fee : Have to pay
Opening Hour : 04:00 am TO 10:00 pm

Wifi : No

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SWETAWMYAT PAGODA
Near the International Buddhist University between Kaba-Aye Pagoda Road and Thudhamar St. It enshrined one of the two Replica Tooth Relics which was kept together with the Buddha’s Tooth Relic from China in 1996.It has 9 entrance gates,but open only one entrance.It is roundabout the center of Yangon downtown and Yangon International Airport.No entrance fee,but you have to pay the camera fee.

Entrance Fee : Free
Camera Fee : Have to pay
Opening Hour : 04:00 am TO 10:00 pm

Wifi : No


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This is one of the biggest marble Buddha Images in Myanmar with a height of 37ft (11m) and a weight of weighs over 600 tons. The classical name of this Image is Lawkachantha Abaya Labamuni, meaning World Peace and Prosperity. This Sitting Buddha Image is curved out from a single marble stone. The giant stone was found in the Sakyin region, Medaya Township in Mandalay Division. The draft sculpture was carried through the Ayeyarwaddy river down to Yangon. Then it was finally touched up. The sculpting and the enshrining got completed in 2008 and located in Insein, Yangon.

Entrance Fee : Free
Camera Fee : Have to pay
Opening Hour : 04:00 am TO 10:00 pm

Wifi : No

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CHAUK HTAT GYI RECLYING BUDDHA IMAGE
It is one of Myanmar’s more revered reclining image of the Load Buddha. It is housed in a large metal-roofed shed, not so far from the Shwedagon Pagoda.
The Six-storeyed Pagoda surpasses the nearby Five-Storeyed Pagoda in name only as, the great image is in a reclining posture while the latter is in a sitting posture. This curious way of applying multi-storey qualifiers to places of Buddhistic worship seems to be an indigenous development which began during the second Innwa period.

Entrance Fee : Free
Camera Fee : Free
Opening Hour : 04:00 am TO 10:00 pm

Wifi : No

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NGA HTAT GYI RECLYING BUDDHA IMAGE
Nga Htat Gyi, also known as the "five-storey Buddha" is located across the Chauk Htat Gyi Buddha Image. A huge seated Buddha image is housed in a pavilion of iron structure with a five-tiered CGI roof of Ashay Tawya Monastery. Hence Nga-Htat-Gyi Pagoda means the pagoda with five-layered roof. This Buddha image is different from other images in the style of using Magite (armours) around the image.

Entrance Fee : Free
Camera Fee : Free
Opening Hour : 04:00 am TO 10:00 pm

Wifi : No


 

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NATIONAL MUSEUM
National Museum of Myanmar was founded in 1952 with its premises at what was once the Jubilee Hall. In 1970 the museum was moved to a more spacious building on Pansodan Street. But these premises were not originally constructed to house a museum. The present National Museum is located on Pyay Road in a splendid five-stories building constructed for the purpose in spacious and specially landscaped grounds. Priceless ancient arteffects, works of art and historic memorabilia are on display in 14 halls on four stories. Three halls on the ground floor hold exhibits on the evolution the Myanmar script and alphabet, the Lion Throne Room and Ratanapon Period pieces.Every visitors can not bring camera and any bag in site the Museum.Visitors have to put and keep in site the safety box.

Entrance Fee : 5 USD per pax
Camera Fee : Not Allown
Opening Hour : 09:00 am TO 04:00 pm

Wifi : No

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BOGYOKE MUSEUM
Bogyoke Aung San meaning General Aung San, the hero who fought for the Independence of Myanmar. He was assassinated on 1947 July 19 by Galone U Saw and his companions. After his death, Bogyoke's Home place became the museum for the public, to go and see the memorial days. The museum was established in 1962, at No.15, Bogyoke Museum Lane, Bahan Township near Kandawgyi Lake. It is a two storey building built during the colonial time. Several old family photos, famous speeches and other personal mementos such as handwritten notes can be seen inside the museum. For many years, the museum was opened only for the Martyrs' Day of 19 July. But the museum formally reopened on 24 March 2012.

Entrance Fee : 300 Kyats per pax(Adults), 100Kyats (children under 12 years)
Camera Fee : Not allown
Opening Hour : 10:00 am TO 04:00 pm
( Wednesday through Sunday,except on public holidays)
Wifi
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BOTAHTAUNG PAGODA
This famous Botahtaung Pagoda is placed the eastern part of Yangon City ,Myanmar near the Yangon river.The name of the Pagoda means A thousand military leaders are said to have constituted a guard of honour when relics were brought from India some two millennium or so ago.Through it was completely destroyed by a direct hit of allied bomb on during 1943 World War II and was rebuilt after the war.It was reconstructed together with its original stone casket serving as a repository of a Sacred Hair and two body relics of Load Buddha.

Entrance Fee : 2 USD per pax
Camera Fee : Free
Opening Hour : 04:00 am TO 09:00 pm

Wifi
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SULE PAGODA
It is beautifully situated in the center of the Yangon and an excellent landmark. It is concrete island amid din and bustle of the busiest sector of the city,where the heavy traffic flows all around smoothly.It is remains the tallest building in the dowtown area.It is said to be over 2,000 years old and contains a hair given by the Buddha to two Burmese merchants. Located on a roundabout in downtown Yangon. The golden pagoda is unusual in that its octagonal shape continues right up to the bell and inverted bowl. It is surrounded by small shops and all the familiar non-religious services such as of astrologists, palmists, and so on.Inside the pagoda are the usuly shrines and Buddha images.

Entrance Fee : 2 USD per pax
Camera Fee : Free
Opening Hour : 04:00 am TO 10:00 pm

Wifi
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YANGON CITY HALL
Downtown Yangon is known for the highest number of colonial period buildings in Southeast Asia. The former High Court, the former Inland Water Transport building, the former Secretariat buildings and the Strand Hotel are excellent examples of the Yangon's past. Century-old buildings with magnificent architecture are main tourist attraction in downtown Yangon.Centrally located in downtown Yangon. The City Hall building is considered to be a fine example of Myanmar architecture. The construction of this building started in 1926 and ended in 1936. The building is enlisted on the Yangon City Heritage List.

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BOGYOKE AUNG SAN MARKET @ SCOTT MARKET
Bogyoke Aung San Market is situated in the heart of Yangon, on Bogyoke Aung San Road. The market was first built and inaugurated on the present premises in 1926. It was named Scott Market after Mr. C. Scott, the then Municipal Commissioner. Nowadays, it is called Bogyoke Aung San Market in honor of our national leader General Aung San.It is known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets. The Bogyoke Zay, as it is commonly known, is the most popular tourist destination for shopping in Yangon. It has the largest selection of Myanmar souvenirs you can find under one roof. You can buy a variety of interesting Myanmar lacquerware, gems and jewellery at this market.

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YANGON CENTRAL RAILWAY STATION
The history of Myanma Railways dates back to the colonial era of Burma. The idea of introducing a Railway transport system in Myanmar germinated in the year 1880. The British rulers planned a railway route between Phitsanoluk in northern Thailand (erstwhile Kingdom of Siam) and Moulmein in Burma. Unfortunately, the idea ended in fiasco for dearth of funds for the project.Then in early 1939, when the Japanese forces gained control over entire South East Asia, they took initiative for building the railway link. Their sole intention was to use the railway as supply line for transporting army and war equipments to the Burmese front with the secret motive of invading India.

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PORT OF YANGON
The Port of Yangon is situated at Latitude 16 47' N and Longitude 96. 15' E on the Yangon River and about 32 km inland from the Elephant Point on the Gulf of Martaban. All vessels calling to the Yangon Port, pilotage is compulsory if they are over 200 GRT. Navigation from the Pilot Station, which is further 32 km seaward from Elephant Point, to the Yangon harbour is generally on a flood tides and has to be timed to cross both Inner Bar and Outer Bar near high tide to ensure sufficient depths.

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