- The local people in the city are very friendly and hospitable. They will understand you even if you don’t have a common language to communicate.
- The streets of Yangon are dotted with street food vendors selling fresh and yummy local cuisine. Don’t miss trying everything!
- Don’t be surprised if you see locals roaming around the city with a face masque on. It is Thanaka, an organic substance that protects the skin from the sun. You should try it too!
HOW TO GET THERE
Yangon is a multi-faceted city with a lot to explore. We strongly suggest keeping some time in enjoy the beauty of this historic city. Visit the gardens, wildlife parks, lakes filled with various flora and fauna, colonial-era buildings and much more when you are here. Yangon is famous for its colonial-era buildings which are best explored by foot or on trishaws. Yangon has some of the most beautiful churches in the country which you cannot miss.
Yangon also houses some of the most famous pagodas of the country. In fact, you will find one pagoda in almost every corner of the city. Myanmar’s most sacred and popular pagoda, Shwedagon Pagoda is located here and is a must visit in any itinerary of Yangon. Be mesmerised by this landmark and also spend some time immersed in the peaceful culture of the pagoda. Yangon also has a number of museums and historical sites where you can witness traditional artefacts and understand the rich culture of Myanmar.