Yangon and its surrounding

The city of Myanmar, has a unique charm with its old colonial buildings, Tree lined streets, busting local market and tranquil lakes. Interesting places to visit are the massive Shwedagon World famous Pagoda the original stupa was built over 2500 yrs at same place installing Buddhist relics inside it. Sule Pagoda an excellent landmark in the down town area. Chaukhtatgyi 72 meter long a reclining Buddha Image. One the Yangon riverfront its Botataung Pagoda said to house some Buddha's hair relic. China town market has plenty of Chinese culture features Temples, houses and roadside food shops. National Museum a place housing numerous exhibits that are testament to the wealth of Myanmar Kings. Major tourist market in city is Bogyoke Market. Numerous souvenirs items are sold there to be memorials of the visit Myanmar.


Ancient capital of Mon Kingdom, about 80 km for from Yangon has plenty of tourist attractions. It features Shwemawdaw the highest stupa in Myanmar, Shwethalaung a long and huge Buddha reclining Image. Hinthagone Hill meter high an ancient pagoda stand on a small hill, enjoy over view the city. Kyeik Pun four huge images. Mahaseti an unlike other large stupas in lower Myanmar.

Pyay (Prome)

Pyay is one of beautiful spots in Myanmar. Probably most Temples in it were built between 5th and 7th centuries. During those days the city was ancient Pyu capital named Kitsara. The interesting places are Shwe sandaw situated on the eastern bank of Irrawaddy river and Myanmar's most venerated structure stands here, Baw Baw Gyi Pagoda, Payagyi and Payama Pagoda, north of the old city walls are conically-styled and were built about the some time as the Be Be Temple

Akaung Taung (near Pyay)

From Pyay, by local ferry to Akaung Taung to say buddha images, cut in to rocks. Overlooking the Ayeyarwaddy River.


Twante can easily be reached from Yangon by ferry and road. The main activity there is pottery and one can use pottery of all kinds as well as potters at their craft. The Twante Canal is a waterway that connects Yangon and Pathein. In the town, there is one significant pagoda – the Shwe San Daw Pagoda while if you go off at a turnoff on the way from Yangon and around 5 km from Twante, you will reach the Snake Temple.

Thanlyin (Syriam)

Syriam, once a major port, but now a sleepy village. Enroute, there will be Kyaik Kyauk Pagoda ( Mon Pagoda), legend said built since over 2000 years ago. The famous Yele Pagoda(Mid-Stream-Pagoda), set on a tiny island in the river and explore two further pagodas and the riverside market where you can taste famous Myanmar dried fish (Nga Poke Chauk).