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Myanmar Travel: Places To Visit In Yangon

Yangon is one of 4 most important tourist centers in Myanmar (besides Mandalay, Bagan and Inle Lake). Many international travelers choose the Myanmar’s largest city as the first stop in their Myanmar tour (the Yangon International Airport is the main gateway to the world of Myanmar). A several-day stay in the city will be a great opportunity to exploring the colorful cosmopolitan city. The following are places to visit in Yangon we recommend for you.1. Shwedagon PagodaBeing the most sacred Buddhist shrine in Myanmar, Shwedagon Pagoda is always the first name to call in the list of places to visit in Yangon. Locals claim that the pagoda is more than 2,600 years old, which means it’s one of the most ancient pagodas in the Golden Pagoda Country. The main stupa is 99 meters high, adorned with 27 metric tons of gold leaf, along with thousands of diamonds and other gems. The supreme sacredness of the pagoda has created by the belief that it houses eight hairs of the Gautama Buddha as well a…