Yangon City Half Day Tour.
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Yangon City is a former capital of Myanmar (Burma) and the capital of Yangon Region.
Yangon City, Myanmar, Travel Guide Yangon City, Myanmar, Travel Guide
Yangon is the country's largest city with a population of nearly six million.
Yangon City, Myanmar, Travel Guide Yangon City, Myanmar, Travel Guide
Yangon City is the most important commercial centre.
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Yangon's former name is not the only victim of symbolic changes in this country.
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One noticeable observation is seen along Yangon's southern streets perpendicular to the river.
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City Hall in Yangon City.
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Yangon overview

Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, is home to Southeast Asia’s most unique and beautiful Buddhist temples, such as the 326-foot-tall/99-meter-high gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which is said to house the relics of four previous Buddhas, or the Botataung Pagoda, which is located on the banks of the Bago river in downtown Yangon and is one of the city’s most highly revered temples.

Best time to travel to Yangon

From November to February, it is the dry season and this is also the best time to visit Yangon when the average temperatures of 20°C-30°C and low rainfall. In March and April, it is still the dry season, but it is also the hottest time of year, with temperatures reaching 39°C. From May to October, it is the wet season when the average temperature of 30°C.

How to travel to Yangon?

There are many direct flights in the Asia region to arrive and depart from Yangon international airport (YIA), the major and largest international airport in Yangon, such as a 2hrs 15min flight from Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi, Vietnam, a 1hr 20min flight from Bangkok, Thailand, a 1hr 20min flight from Chiang Mai, Thailand, a 2hrs flight from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and a 3hrs flight from Singapore.

The distance between Yangon International Airport and Yangon downtown is approximately 20 kilometers, making it simple to take a bus, a local bus, or a private transfer from the airport to Yangon center.

Attractions and activities in Yangon

1. Shwedagon Pagoda
4. Botahtaung Pagoda
3. National Museum
4. Chaukhtatgyi Buddha
5. Bogyoke Aung San Market (or Scott Market)
6. Sule Pagoda
7. Taukkyan War Cemetery
8. Junction City Mall
9. U Thant House
10. Thaketa Crocodile Farm
11. Yangon Circular Train
12. Enjoy Yangon Street Food such as Samosa Salad, Street Pancakes, Shan Noodles, Dosa sandwiches, and Mont Lin Ma Yar – Quail Egg Snack, E Kya Kway Youtiao.

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