Visiting Yangon in 2013

We arrived to Yangon International Airport where our pre-arrival visas where exchanged to a sticker in our passport. There was a little queue so the process from arrival to getting . . . → Read More: Visiting Yangon in 2013

Colonial quarter

The area around the city hall was build before WWII by the British. All streets are directed north-south and east-west, which means that an almost any time of the . . . → Read More: Colonial quarter

Circle line

Access to the tracks is not restricted, so kids play on the tracks

Yangon has a local railway, just like any other metropole. Where any 5-8 Mill. metropole . . . → Read More: Circle line

Meilamu Pagoda

Dragon statue at the Meilure pagoda

This is a curiosity of a temple, very colourful and with strange decoration. Someone has called it a Disney land temple, it . . . → Read More: Meilamu Pagoda

Bogyoke Market

The market is placed in a large white building on Bogyoke Road a few hundred meters west of the Railway station. The shops in the market are selling almost . . . → Read More: Bogyoke Market

Maha Bandoola Garden

Next to the City hall and Sule pagoda lays a park. Sometimes it spelled Maha Bandoola Garden and sometimes Maha Vandoola Park.

When you need a break from walking the . . . → Read More: Maha Bandoola Garden

Sule Pagoda

Sule pagoda by night

The pagoga is situated next to the City hall in the middle of a roundabout. The roads that intersects at the roundabout is having . . . → Read More: Sule Pagoda

Peoples Park

A statue? in the Peoples park

The Peoples park is found in the same area as Shwedagon, or just across U Wisara Road from Shwedagon. The park can . . . → Read More: Peoples Park

Inya lake

The embankment by the Inya Lake has a lot of benches, but they are mostly occupied by young couples

A green oasis north of Shwedagon, take a . . . → Read More: Inya lake

Boyoke Aung San Museum

Aung Sans home which is now a memorial museum for General Aung Saung

The father of Aung San Suu Kyi was a leader of the freedom movement around . . . → Read More: Boyoke Aung San Museum

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda at the full moon festival November 2013

The largest pagoda Shwedagon is found approximately 3.5 Km north of the city centre, a ride by taxi from . . . → Read More: Shwedagon Pagoda


Yangon has not been the capital of Myanmar since 2005 when the government moved to Naypyidaw, which is located between Yangon and Mandalay. But Yangon is by far the largest . . . → Read More: Yangon

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