Yangon is a sprawling and lovely old city, known for its “dilapidated grandeur” and brimming with colourful sidewalk markets.
Appreciate the city’s stunning lakes and shady parks whilst the town centre and its wide city streets are lined with a great variety of beautiful old growth trees. A buzz with teashops, street vendors and trishaws, the city also has a great range of museums and art galleries – balancing tradition, culture and modernity. The wonderful array of colonial era buildings reflect the city’s history of ethnic and religious diversity. Above it all though towers the majestic Shwedagon Pagoda, truly one of Asia’s largest and most beautiful pagoda complexes and arguably one of the most impressive and inspiring structures ever created. Yangon is a beautiful city which deserves at least a few days exploration.