National Museum of Myanmar

66 Pyay Rd, Yangon 11191, Myanmar (Burma)

This museum has a number of noteworthy Burmese treasures displayed in its 14 galleries, including ancient artifacts, furniture, Buddhist imagery, jewelry, art and more. One of the standouts of the collection is the gilded Lion Throne—the only surviving throne used by the Burmese kings—which was returned to the country from India by Lord Mountbatten in 1948 to mark Burma’s independence from Britain.

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