Yangon is the largest city in Myanmar (previously known as Burma) and it is definitely worth a visit: Especially if you’re a keen photographer.
Why should you visit Yangon, Myanmar? Certainly one of the biggest reasons to visit Yangon would be to see all the magnificent Pagodas.
How many Pagodas are there in Myanmar?
According to stats compiled by the State Sangha maha Nayaka Committee in 2016, there are 1,479 pagodas (exceeding 27 feet / 8.2m in height) in Myanmar.
Therefore earning the country the nickname of: “The land of pagodas.”
Shwe Dagon Pagoda (Shwedagon Zedi Daw / the Great Dagon Pagoda / Golden Pagoda) – 105 m in height.
Alanpya Pagoda – 98.33 foot tall
Sule Pagoda – 45 m in height
Kyike Ka San Pagoda – situated in Yadanar Rd, Yangon, Myanmar
Chauk Htat Kyi Pagoda – Visit the 66 m reclining Buddha statue – one of the largest in the country.
Botataung Kyaik Dae Ap Sandaw Oo Pagoda – with Buddah’s sacred hair relic.
When visiting the temples you must dress appropriately, so remember to cover up.
You can book a fabulous ready-made holiday package / multi-day tour. Then sit back and relax – everything will be ready for you to enjoy.
A trip to Myanmar is within reach, but just beware of “budget packages” on offer. We suggest you rather book with trusted tour operators and stay in recommended places (as mentioned below):
Booking a ready-made day trip or activity makes live so much easier. You don’t have to worry about anything. Just enjoy the experience. Here are a few useful links we can recommend to book with trusted tour operators. Book a city or culture tour and see the city from a different perspective with fun interactive information and sharing of knowledge by your tourguide.
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