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Strand Rd, Yangon MMR013017, Myanmar (Burma)
If you're looking for an authentic shopping experience, you can do worse than the Night Market at the Botataung Paya. The Paya, located near the river in Southern Rangoon, is one of the city's grandest sights lit up at night. On the Paya grounds...
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Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
I absolutely adore spending time in Myanmar and I jump at every chance I can to get myself there. Many of the quirky touches I love often involve some kind of heritage or history. Possibly out of need and necessity rather than to clutch to the...
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Do yourself a favor and visit Shwedagon Pagoda when it's nearing dusk. The character of the gold (and the huge diamond at the top) changes every minute in the melting sunlight and the temple comes alive with candles at night.
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Lanmadaw, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
This gentleman showed me how they roll beetlenut, which they chew as a stimulant. It turns their mouths and teeth black. Probably not a good habit.
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Sule Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
I was peeking out of the window at the hostel where my friend was staying. And, there it was, the Sule Pagoda, a Burmese stupa situated in the center of downtown Yangon. I knew I had the best seat of the house to take the shot.
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Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
The early 6am light in Yangon is spectacular. I have zero idea what’s up with the pigeon’s here, but holy hell, they love them. I’m going to go home and start a pigeon export business. New York to Yangon. Make a million dollars. There are tiny...
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85-87 Thein Phyu Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
This delightful restaurant serves up a variety of Southeast-Asian cuisines, from Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam. The decor is friendly and ambient. There is a fair trade shop above the restaurant called 'Helping Hands' which showcases...
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Kun Chan Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Bring a passport (supposedly -- no one asked for mine) and a $1 bill to the station master's office on platform 7 of the Yangon Central Train Station. The ticket-taker will show you and a few other tourist-travelers onto the Circular Railway....
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92 Strand Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Have a draught Dagon (the local Myanmar beer) at the bar of the venerable Strand Hotel in Yangon. Built in 1901 by the Sarkies brothers who were also responsible for the Raffles in Singapore and the E and O in Penang, the bar with its efficient...
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Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Take the slow train for a few stops in Yangon to absorb the local flavors and daily life of Myanmar's biggest city.
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Bahan Market, open daily, is a typical Myanmar street market. It sits in the heart of one of Yangon’s liveliest urban corridors. The bustling streets are lined with shops and food vendors. With its close proximity to Shwedagon Pagoda, Bahan Market...
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Myanmar (Burma), Yangon, 33, Yaw Min Gyi Street, Dagon Township邮政编码: 11191
The Loft Hotel enjoys the privilege of being Yangon’s one and only boutique city hotel. Opened in 2014, the property is a hip and stylish option for travellers looking to stay in the city center. It’s location on popular Yaw Min Gyi St. puts it in...
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Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
The Thanlwin Guesthouse satisfies the obvious need for quality budget accommodations in Yangon and offers friendly service in a clean and relaxed environment. Its Burmese/ French owners are thoughtful and provide excellent travel advice and...
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223 Sule Pagoda Rd, Yangon 11182, Myanmar (Burma)
Finding a reasonably priced hotel with great service, amenities and location can be a bit of a challenge in Yangon. Fortunately the Sule Shangri-La offers all of these and more. This classic hotel recently underwent a major rebranding which saw it...
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Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
7am might seem like an awfully early morning activity, but it's worth it, a million times over. In the morning, when the air is still fresh and the heat is bearable, the pagodas are filled with locals who come for morning prayers or just family...