The golden pagoda with a height of 99 meters, also a landmark of Myanmar, is a very well preserved heritage
monument and a sacred religious pilgrimage site.
Open hours: 4am to 10 pm (daily)
The pagoda is famous as a city navigational landmark and located in the city center. All
roads of the downtown areas seem eventually lead to the pagoda.
Open hours: 6am to 8pm (daily)
The Bogyoke Market, also commonly known by its former name of Scott Market, was built in 1926 under a design
from the British colonial period. There is a large selection of things to purchase all in one area when you are
looking for your lunch or jewelry, Burmese fabric and dresses, souvenirs, artwork and handicrafts.
Open hours: 10:30 am to 5 pm (closed on Monday and public holidays)
Chinatown in Yangon refers to the area of 13th street through 30th street, west of the Sule
Pagoda in downtown Yangon. It is one of the busiest areas of the city, especially in the evening when the sides
of the street teem with food vendors selling everything from fresh produce to ready-made things to eat.
Open hours: every day from day to night (especially in evening around 5 pm if for food).
Visiting Kandawgyi Park is one of the great things to do in Yangon as it is such a change of pace and haven of
calm in the usually buzzing downtown of Yangon. You can simply have a broad walk with the pleasant view of the
lake or eat and drink at the lake-side relaxing restaurants.
Open hours: 4am to 10pm (daily)
A visit to the National Museum will be very interesting as the museum was upgraded and
beautifully decorated. The collections of artifacts, religious relics, artwork, cultural explanations and
ethnicities with tons of golden objects from the royal kingdom of Myanmar are worth visiting.
Open hours: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (closed on Monday and public holidays)