5 Attractive Things To Do When You’re in Yangon, Myanmar

5 Attractive Things To Do When You’re in Yangon, Myanmar part 2

Yangon’s circular railroad

How to get there: It’s easiest to take a taxi from downtown Yangon for 1,000 – 2,000 KyatsOpen hours: 4 am – 10 pm daily

Price: 300 Kyats ($.30) for restaurant area, 2,000 Kyats ($2.02) for boardwalk

Don’t miss the National Museum in Yangon

The National Museum was on the old side, and it are going to do with a re-model soon, but overall, the actual collection at the museum is very interesting. There is a wealth of artifacts, artwork, religious relics, cultural explanations and ethnicities, and tons of golden objects from the royal courts of  tours in Myanmar.

A little Myanmar’s national museum

A little Myanmar’s national museum- source: internet

type of environment, you must to go to the National museum.


How to get there: The easiest way to get there from downtown Yangon is by taking a taxi, should be about 2,000 Kyats ($2.02) from central downtown

Open hours: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm, from Tuesday to Sunday, closed on Monday and government holidays.

Price: 5,000 Kyats ($5.05)

Taking the Yangon circular railroad

Trains are a common form of public transportation in Myanmar, a circular loop route was buit in Yangon by the British back in 1954.

The circular railroad stops at 39 stations and takes about 3 hours to complete the under 50 kilometers in length.

Taking the Yangon circular railroad to travel is not really a traditional activity at all, but it’s a great way to see and experience the life and culture in around the outskirts of Yangon. mekong boat tour

Yangon’s circular railroad

Yangon’s circular railroad- source: internet

If you have a half a day to spend exploring Yangon, and if you’re interested in seeing the culture and life that surrounds Yangon, taking the circular railroad is a cool thing to do in Yangon.

The highlight of the ride is Danyingon station, which is almost in the middle of the route, where there was a huge market, full of fresh vegetables waiting to be transported.

How to get there: The train leaves from Yangon Central Railroad station, which is located in-between Pansodan street and Sule Pagoda road.

Open hours: About every 30 minutes – 1 hour starting in the morning, trains should leave from Platform 6 (the attendant will tell you exactly),

Price: 300 Kyats ($0.30) for a ticket

The delicious variety of food, the friendly culture of the Burmese people, some truly beautiful activities, and the lively never-ending action of Yangon, are just a few of the many reasons you should visit and experience Yangon’s 5 fun things to do.

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