Top things to do in Yangon


Yangon becomes one of the most popular tourist destinations in Myanmar and attracts a lot of visitors thanks to its rich culture and beautiful scenery. If you have chance to travel Yangon, let’s try these exciting activities.

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Enjoy foods and drinks in China Town, Yangon

Extremely bustling and interesting are the words that tourists used to describe about Chinatown in Yangon. Come here, you will be immersed in the culinary paradise with a lot of delicious food as well as a variety of goods such as clothing, souvenirs, electronics, antiques, musical instruments and so on.

Relax at Kandawgyi Park

Kandawgyi Park

If you love nature and want to take a stroll in a peaceful, quiet place, Kandawgyi Park is the best place for you. Walking in the park, you not only have the opportunity to admire the beautiful natural landscape, colorful flowers but also watch rare animals. In addition, there is a large lake in the park where you can row boat along the lake to admire the beautiful scenery.

Visit the huge Buddha statue at Chauk Htat Gyi Temple

Myanmar is a Buddhist country so tourists can easily find a Buddhist temple in Yangon. Built in 1907, Chauk Htat Gyi is one of the most famous temples in Yangon. The most remarkable feature of the temple is the giant Buddha statue which was carved in 1966, with the length of 65 meters and the height of nearly 30 meters. The temple opens 24/24 for visiting and you don’t have to pay any fee for entrance ticket.

Visit National Museum of Myanmar

National Museum of Myanmar

National Museum of Myanmar is an ideal destination for those who love to learn about the historical and cultural artifacts of this country. The museum features a huge amount of rare artifacts, especially items related to the royal families of Myanmar.

Walk around the streets of Yangon

In a mysterious city like Yangon, walking on the street will definitely help you discover many interesting things. You can stop at wherever you like or explore Yangon’s street foods. The street in yangon are always crowded with people so just step out of your hotel, you can immerse yourself immediately in the bustling atmosphere in here.

Shopping at Bogyoke Aung San Market

Bogyoke Aung San market

Bogyoke Aung San market was built in 1926 and is the largest market in the city. The market is always crowded with locals and especially foreign visitors. You can find many products in the market but the main items that visitors often buy are handcrafts and jewelry.

Visit Yangon’s suburb by train

The railway crossing Yangon started operating in 1954, which is a popular public transport in Myanmar. This 50km railway has 39 stops and takes about 3 hours to complete the route. Visiting Yangon by train is an interesting experience that any visitor should try, because it will bring you many memorable things in a new land.

Yangon is always one of the most attractive destinations in beautiful country Myanmar. With these travel experiences above, we hope you have a perfect trip. For questions or suggestions, please feel free to let us know in the comments section and we’ll do our best to reply to them as soon as possible. You can also share this article if you like it!