4 interesting tourist destinations when traveling to Yangon, Myanmar

When traveling to Myanmar, tourists never forget Yangon capital city which is the largest visitor center in Myanmar gathers a lot of famous tourist destination and diverse tourism services. Definitely, tourists have to visit Shwedagon pagoda, Botataung pagoda, Bogyoke Aunge San market and China Town because they are interesting destinations in Yangon, Myanmar

Shwedagon pagoda

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Yangon is the first stop in a luxury Myanmar tour as simply, it is the national largest visitor center and transshipment terminal to other famous places. Shwedagon golden pagoda is the place tourists must visit in Yangon as this magnitude pagoda is referred to as the symbol of Myanmar. Until now, no one dares to confirm the time to build this golden pagoda but according to many theories, it has more than 2000 years. Currently, Shwedagon pagoda stores 4 sacred valuables of Buddha. The pagoda is gilded with the thin gold leaves creating the specially attractive color in the dawn or sunset. In addition, it is decorated with thousands of diamonds and rubies

Botataung pagoda

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After visiting Shwedagon pagoda, the next destination should be Botataung pagoda which is an interesting place in Yangon. The pagoda is located along the riverbank of the city. Its name meaning is thousands of generals as it was built for worshipping and supporting the generals in Myanmar’s army. The first impression tourists can feel when visiting the pagoda is the dazzlement by gilded ceiling and walls. In the pagoda, there is Buddha’s relics. The space is bot peaceful and solemn to help tourists feel relaxed

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China Town

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In most of big cities in Southest Asia, tourists can find it easy to meet Chinese community living with local people and Yangon is not exceptional. Chinese people live and work with the great number so they create an interesting culture feature to attract tourists. In China Town as a small China with stores selling food, clothes and household goods, the living style seems to be unchanged. Besides, tourists can go for a walk around the night market in China Town to enjoy Myanmar’s delicious dishes such as Shan dumpling, Shan noodle and coconut cake with quail eggs

Boyoke Aung San market

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In a luxury Myanmar trip, tourirts always want to buy Myanmar’s souvenirs to bring home for their relatives. Thus, there is no place more wonderful than Boyoke Aung San market for shopping. It is the biggest traditional market in Yangon, selling almost Myanmar’s products. Handicraft products, jewelries, souvenirs or even longyi dress are tourists’ favorite products

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