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Top Things to Do in Yangon (Thilawa), Myanmar, from a Cruise Ship - Created by Staff

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Taukkyan War Cemetery

The Taukkyan War Cemetery is a memorial to Allied soldiers from the British Commonwealth who died in battle in Burma during the Second World War.

Shwedagon Pagoda

The Shwedagon Pagoda (ရွှေတိဂုံစေတီတော်, IPA: [ʃwèdəɡòʊɴ pʰəjá]); Mon: ကျာ် လ္ဂုၚ်, Shwedagon Zedi Daw ([tɕaɪʔ təkɜ̀ŋ], officially named English as the [ʃwèdəɡòʊɴ zèdìdɔ̀]) and also known in Great Dagon Pagoda and the Golden Pagoda, is a gilded pagoda and stupa 99 metres (325 ft) in height[citation needed ] that is located in Yangon, Burma.

Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue

Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue is the last remaining Jewish house of worship in Downtown Yangon and Burma's only synagogue. The colonial relic stands nestled between Indian paint shops and Muslim traders on a small street near the city center.

Yangon Circular Railway

Overview Owner Myanmar Railways Locale Yangon Transit type Light rail Number of stations 39 Daily ridership 100,000-150,000 Headquarters Yangon Operation Began operation 1954 Number of vehicles 21 Technical System length 45.9 kilometres (28.5 mi) No.

Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddha Image

One of Myanmar's more revered reclining Buddhas. It is housed in a large metal-roofed shed, only a short distance, located north east of the Shwedagon Pagoda. The Six-storeyed Pagoda surpasses the nearby Five-Storeyed Pagoda in name only as, the great image is in a reclining posture while the latter is in a sitting posture.

Thilawa Port - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Myanmar International Terminals Thilawa (MITT) is a deep sea port 25 km south of Yangon in Myanmar. The international multi-purpose container port, fully owned by Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH), can operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Saint Mary's Cathedral, Yangon

Saint Mary's Cathedral is a Catholic cathedral located on Bo Aung Kyaw Street in Botahtaung Township, Yangon, Burma. The cathedral's exterior, of red brick, consists of spires and a bell tower. It was designed by Dutch architect Jos Cuypers, son of Pierre Cuypers. The cathedral is the largest in Burma.

Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda ( Burmese: ငါးထပ်ကြီးဘုရား) also Nga Htat Gyi Buddha Temple is a Buddhist temple in Bahan Township, Yangon, Burma, located off Shwegondine Road, A distinct five-tiered pagoda, the original 20.5 feet high Buddha image was donated by Prince Minyedeippa in 1558.

Kandawgyi Lake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kandawgyi Lake ( Burmese: ကန်တော်ကြီး pronounced: ; literally "great royal lake", formerly Royal Lake), is one of two major lakes in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar). Located east of the Shwedagon Pagoda, the lake is artificial; water from Inya Lake is channelled through a series of pipes to Kandawgyi Lake.

Bogyoke Aung San Museum

The Bogyoke Aung San Museum ( Burmese: ဗိုလ်ချုပ် အောင်ဆန်း ပြတိုက်), located in Bahan, Yangon, is a museum dedicated to General Aung San, the founder of modern Myanmar (Burma). Established in 1962, the two-story museum was Aung San's last residence before his assassination in July 1947.

Holy Trinity Cathedral, Yangon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Holy Trinity Cathedral ( Burmese: သန့်ရှင်းသော တြိနတိ ကသီဒြယ်, IPA: [θa̰ɴʃɪ́ɴ ðɔ́ tɹḭnətḭ kəθìdɹɛ̀]) is the primary Anglican cathedral in Myanmar (Burma), located on Bogyoke Aung San Road (next to Bogyoke Aung San Market) in Latha Township, Yangon. The cathedral was designed by Robert Chisholm, a Madras-based architect, in the Indo-Saracenic style to adapt to warm and humid conditions.

Karaweik - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Karaweik ( Burmese: ကရဝိက် ဖောင် [kəɹəweɪʔ pʰàʊɴ]) or Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake, Yangon, Burma. The barge was designed by Burmese architect U Ngwe Hlaing, who based it on the Pyigyimon royal barge. Construction began in June 1972 and it was finished in October 1974.

Sule Pagoda

The Sule Pagoda ( Burmese: ဆူးေလဘုရား, pronounced: [sʰúlè pʰəjá]) is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon, occupying the centre of the city and an important space in contemporary Burmese politics, ideology and geography. According to legend, it was built before the Shwedagon Pagoda during the time of the Buddha, making it more than 2,500 years old.

Yangon Drugs Elimination Museum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Drug Elimination Museum was opened with ceremony on June 26, 2001. It is located at the corner of Kyundaw Road and Hanthawady Road in Kamayut Township, Yangon in Burma. It is dedicated to the International day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.

National Museum of Myanmar

The National Museum of Myanmar, ( Burmese: အမျိုးသား ပြတိုက်), located in Dagon, Yangon, is the main museum of Burmese art, history and culture in Myanmar. Founded in 1952, the five-story museum has an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, ornaments, works of art, inscriptions and historic memorabilia, related to history, culture and civilization of Burmese people.