Yangon full day sightseeing
One of the best places to visit in Asia is Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city. Nature lovers will appreciate the city’s beautiful lakes, shaded parks and lush tropical trees. These are the reasons why they are called “East Garden City”.
But Yangon has more than just an impressive view. The city is a crucible, a diverse cultural and community of people, settlements and religions. It is also the country’s business center, as it serves as the country’s main entrance and port.
Yangon was founded in 1755 by King Alampaya. He founded Yangon in the location of a small town called Dagon when he ruled the lower part of Myanmar. He was named Yangon and meant “the end of the struggle.” In 1885, when Britain annexed the country, the name was angled as Langone. Yangon is a city that balances tradition, culture and modernity and is a must for anyone who wants to see another side of Asia.
Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the most famous pagodas in the world and is the main attraction of Myanmar’s capital Yangon.
Locally known as Shwedagon Zeddy Doza, it sits on a hill and is 99 meters high. The golden roof illuminates the city, so you can see it from most parts of Yangon day or night.
According to one, the pagoda is 2,600 years old and the Shwedagon is the oldest pagoda in the world. However, there is no official document that proves its construction, and that era is still controversial. Shwedagon Pagoda At the top of the main gold-plated dome is a stupa containing over 7,000 diamonds, rubies, topaz, and sapphires, and the entire dizzying mixture is a huge array arranged to reflect the last rays of the setting sun. Offset by emeralds. It’s no wonder that Shwedagon is known as the “Burmese Crown” in Myanmar. The stupa is said to contain the eight hairs of the Buddha, but this only adds to its prestige. The stairs and bridges leading to the main sanctuary serve the thousands of pilgrims flocking here, flowers and book stalls, religious souvenir hawkers, and teahouses alive during the long business hours of Shwedagon. to hold. “Shwe Dagon” wrote Somerset Mogham in 1930 and wrote, “It brilliantly brilliantly golden, like the sudden hope of a dark night of the soul.” Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon Travelers will find temples everywhere in Myanmar and will certainly be impressed by the wealth and richness of architectural style. For example, pagans have ancient plains with over 2,000 temples and pagoda, which is certainly one of the most notable ensembles in the world. Yet, in terms of individual merit, Shwedagon Pagoda is unique in its temples, meetinghouses and national identity.
As one of the most respected shrines in Myanmar, families, Buddhists and Buddhist followers travel to Shwedagon just as Muslims are forced to visit the Kaaba in Mecca at least once in their lives. Pilgrimage is always a practice. The strength of such Shwedagon is that Myanmar people generally believe that it cannot be destroyed. Despite the 1769 earthquake, some small 20th century earthquakes and the 1931 fire, it still stands proudly at the top of the hill. Visitors must take off their shoes as they enter Shwedagon, and negotiating burned floor tiles between shaded sanctuaries is not an easy process.
Sule Pagoa is located in the center of Yangon. At the intersection of Sule Pagoda Road and Maha Bandola Road. Cauktada Township. Yangon. Myanmar. This 48-meter-high (152-foot) golden dome was used as the nucleus of a lattice pattern in a British city when it was rebuilt in the 1880s. The feature of the tower is the octagonal tower. Maintains its shape as it tapers toward the steeple.
Sule Pagoda is a wonderful landmark. It is said to be over 2.000 years old. The pagoda is said to be the hair of the Buddha, the name of the moon. Chai Atto translates as “the tower where the relics of sacred hair are shrunk”. The Golden Tower is unusual in that its octagonal shape extends to the bell and upside down bowl. It is surrounded by small shops and familiar non-religious services such as astrologers. Palms, etc. The downtown Sule Pagoda is a monument that most foreign tourists pass by unnoticed. But it is the only central part of the capital. It is a Sule Pagoda like the Arc Arc de Paris. According to the legend, Sule Pagoda is the place where King Ukkarapa held a conference to build Shwedagon. “Sway” in Myanmar means “to meet”. Over time, “Suway” was taken over by “Suray” and planned the city. King Tayawadi. Montgomery. Fraser etc. Due to its strategic location, Sule Pagoda decided to keep it as the center of Yangon. Religious significance and artistic beauty. It can be reached from the four entrances of the four stairs facing the four basic directions or from the two viaducts.