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Yangon Travel Tips: What To Do And See On Your Yangon Tour?

Yangon is the largest and most cosmopolitan city in Myanmar. Some travelers say that there is nothing in Yangon except noises and dust, and they just consider it as the transit city to other destinations in Myanmar such as Bagan or Inle Lake. In fact, Yangon itself is really an attractive destination, which is full of life colors, majestic pagodas, tranquil green parks and friendly people. Here we provide you with useful Yangon travel tips on the sites and activities you should not miss on your Yangon tour.1. Shwedagon PagodaBeing the most important pagoda in Myanmar, Shwedagon Pagoda is a must on your Yangon tour. Legend has it that the gilded pagoda with 99-meter-high main stupa was built more than 2,600 years ago, but this information is not confirmed by historians. According to archeological reports, the structure is about 1,000-1,500 years old. It’s said that the pagoda houses relics of 4 Buddhas, so it’s considered as the most sacred place in Myanmar.
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