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Yangon, formerly the capital of Myanmar is now the commercial city of the country with international airport and deep sea port nearby. It is the most populated with its 6 million habitants and still important for the administration although the government seat moved officially to Nay Pyi Taw. Yangon was well-known under the name of Rangoon since the colonial period until the military government renamed it to Yangon. It has wonderful mixture of British colonial style Buildings with the ancient religious monuments and mushrooming modern buildings scattering around. Amazing Shwe Dagon Pagoda is on the top of the hill which is towering over the green city and its busy Yangonistes’ Life. Bago, Thanlyn and Tante are towns nearby Yangon with interesting traditional workshops and religious monuments.

Yangon, formerly the capital of Myanmar is now the commercial city of the country with international airport and deep sea port nearby. It is the most populated with its 6 million habitants and still important for the administration although the government seat moved officially to Nay Pyi Taw. Yangon was well-known under the name of Rangoon since the colonial period until the military government renamed it to Yangon. It has wonderful mixture of British colonial style Buildings with the ancient religious monuments and mushrooming modern buildings scattering around. Amazing Shwe Dagon Pagoda is on the top of the hill which is towering over the green city and its busy Yangonistes’ Life. Bago, Thanlyn and Tante are towns nearby Yangon with interesting traditional workshops and religious monuments.

Yangon, formerly the capital of Myanmar is now the commercial city of the country with international airport and deep sea port nearby. It is the most populated with its 6 million habitants and still important for the administration although the government seat moved officially to Nay Pyi Taw. Yangon was well-known under the name of Rangoon since the colonial period until the military government renamed it to Yangon. It has wonderful mixture of British colonial style Buildings with the ancient religious monuments and mushrooming modern buildings scattering around. Amazing Shwe Dagon Pagoda is on the top of the hill which is towering over the green city and its busy Yangonistes’ Life. Bago, Thanlyn and Tante are towns nearby Yangon with interesting traditional workshops and religious monuments.

Bago

Bago is the ancient capital of Mon people, which was once a capital of the second empire of Myanmar (14-16 century). Mon are considered as one of the earliest ethnics settled down more than two thousand years ago in Myanmar and belongs to Mon Khmer language. We still can find the remnants of the ancient Mon culture in the town with interesting traditional workshops and lifestyle.

Bago, now a days, is a capital of Bago Division, which is one of the busy trade points for agricultural products. The town is one of the outstanding tourist sites for its famous historical and cultural background and it is also a popular destination of weekend picnic trip for the population around.

Thanlyin

Thanlyin is a small town across the bridge over Pegu River near Yangon City. It is an old city throve around 15th century. The town has the biggest “Nat” Shrine for traditional spirit worshippers who believe that heroes who died for a course become guardian spirits protecting the believers. Other famous places are Kyaik Kayuk pagoda traditionally believed to have been built around 5th century B.C., and a Portuguese church built in 15th century. Kyauktan Yele Pagoda, which is indeed on an island in the middle of the river is also a place to interest the visitors.

Twante

Twante is the town which is famous for its pottery business. From Yangon, visitors can access by boat and by car. The best way to visit is to take a private cruise from Yangon in the morning, enjoying river life, beautiful scenery on the way and visit the town on trishaw. The places to visit are typical market, Shwe San Taw pagoda and family pottery factories.

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