Travels and Tours

Yangon

Yangon

Feb 5, 2016

Shwe Dagon Pagoda World famous 2500 years old pagoda which covered hundreds of thousands of gold plate. Eight hair strands of Gautama Buddha’s and other holy relics were enshrined. Kabar Aye Pagoda The name of the Pagoda means “World Peace”, built for the memorial of the Sixth World Buddhist Synod held in1954. Mahar Pa Sa Na Cave, Gems museum, Buddhist art museum are near by the large compound of Kabar Aye. Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda The image of the pagoda was carved from the one piece of marble rock. Three white elephants are kept as a royal ornament near Pagoda. Sule Pagoda Located in the heart of Yangon downtown which was built before the time of 2500 years old Shwe Dagon Pagoda. Botahtaung Pagoda Situated besides Yangon River. As a hollow type, people can walk inside and observe the beautiful workmanship of glass mosaic. Chauk Htet Kyi Pogoda Gigantic 6th storey high Buddha image .Larger than the image of Shwe Thar Lyaung Buddha image in Bago. National Museum The Nation Museum is located on Pyay Road. Displaying Myanmar historical memorials, stone inscription, ancient artifacts, works of Arts, thrones, jewelleries worn by ancient Myanmar people and soon. Bago (a) Hansavata Bago is at just 80Km north of Yangon. Bago was first founded in825 AD. In 13th century. Bago was made as the capital of the Mon Kingdom and it came to be known as Hansavati (Hanthawaddy). In 1553 AD, King Bayintnaung built Kanbawzathardi palace and unified Myanmar Empire which lasted till 1581AD. Thanlyin (Syriam) and Kyauk Tan Thanlyin was once a trading post occupied by Portuguese in 17th century. The old building at Thanlyin stands still in evidence of those happenings. Thanlyin Yeylel Pagoda stands on the island rising in the middle of river in Kyauk...