A cultural treasure, Myanmar is truly a treat to visit. Yangon is the ideal first stop for anyone looking to catch a glimpse of everything this country is about. here’s a list to help you with your itinerary.
A trip to Myanmar or even Yangon is incomplete without stopping by to admire the beauty of the Shwedagon Pagoda. Commonly known as the icon of Myanmar, just 10 minutes from many a Yangon hotel, the likes of Pan Pacific Yangon, this landmark carries with it a lot of history and culture.
Chauk Htet Kyi Pagoda
If you’re looking to be surprised, then a visit to the 65-metre-long reclining Buddha is a must stop. This is a rather popular spot among tourists visiting Yangon, so expect some crowd. Also, pay extra attention to the Buddha’s feet when visiting this pagoda as there are 108 unique symbols the represent the former lives of Buddha.
Saint Mary’s Cathedral
The largest Catholic church in Yangon, the Saint Mary’s Cathedral is extremely unique because of the architecture and the structure of the building. Take time to appreciate the beauty and grandeur of the place!