Should-not-miss things in Yangon, Myanmar

Besides covering the obvious Schwedagon Pagoda and many popular places of interest, the city of Yangon has a ton to see and take in. It will be unforgettable memories by running and jumping onto a moving local bus, getting lost in the Indian and Chinese Quarters, getting a draft beer on the 19th Street as well as admiring the incredible sunset from the top of Sakura Tower. Indochina travel

Run and Jump onto a moving local bus

Jump onto a moving local bus

Jump onto a moving local bus – source: onewayticketphil.com

Your visit to Yangon seems not be complete without seeing a local bus running to the network that is downtown Yangon. The quality of each bus is the best effort of not only the driver but also the screamer. You can see a man hang out the door yelling when the bus passes by. In spite of limited knowledge of the Burmese language, you can take a gander that the screamer basically taking a place of a sign that would normally show the buses destination for future passengers. Be quick if it is headed in the right direction, because they do not have a long pause. You precisely must jump on without hesitation to immediately run to the next bus, if not, you will be in danger of being left in its dust. And you have to pay just 200 Kyat for the thrill drive.

Get lost in the Indian and Chinese Quarters

Yangon Street

Yangon Street – source: funnelogychannel.com

Are you curious about the best way to explore Yangon? The answer is very simple. Let’s get out of your hotel, begin with a walking tour and go straight to the Indian and Chinese Quarters of the city. It is impossible to have a tranquil stroll through town as this is such a loud, busy, dirty place with authentic screams. Just watch the newly purchased food get scaled alive, pay to use a satellite phone or sample some mystery meat at a food stall to discover these quarters. The permanently stained red concrete may make you feel curious at first, but this will gradually become quite obvious. If you wear sandals during your trip, you will definitely feel the splatter of betel nut spit hitting your feet, which you cannot find at your hometown. Tours in Myanmar

Sip tanked beer and sample street food on the 19th Street

Street food on the 19th street

Street food on the 19th street – source: shwemyanmar.info

After exploring the streets of Yangon by a walking tour for the better part of the day, you will be ready to take a seat and have relaxing time with a nice 600 Kyat bottle of Myanmar Beer, the local favorite. You may be a little confused to find the most stunning place. And the 19th Street may be a good clue. The 19th street where you can find uncountable vendors of charcoal grills, cooking all kinds of meats, vegetables and marinades may be the best starting point for exploration of Chinatown, which is an area teaming with food. For street food tour in Yangon; outside seating, busy local life and an intoxicated night scene, this is the most perfect place.

Admire the incredible sunset from the Top of Sakura Tower

The top of the Sakura Tower

The top of the Sakura Tower – source: airhelp.com

From ground level, about 95% of the buildings seem to need a paint job, but are you curious about what about from above? Why don’t you head to the top of Sakura Tower, where you can explore the city of Yangon from a bird’s perspective while enjoying a special drink. Here, you will be definitely happily rewarded with an incredible view of the 2,000-year-old Sule Pagoda, right tap in the heart of everything.

Besides discovering the magnificent Schwedagon Pagoda and many popular places of interest, the city of Yangon has a ton to see and take in. It will be unforgettable memories by running and jumping onto a moving local bus, getting lost in the Indian and Chinese Quarters, getting a draft beer on the 19th Street as well as admiring the incredible sunset from the top of Sakura Tower.

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