This is often considered the best way to taste the life of the locals in Yangon. Get on the train and enjoy the scenery as well as the sound of the everyday life of those who call this city is home. Turn your eyelids on if you want to go cabin with air conditioning (in case you do not like hot or easy to sweat). The trip is around 3 hours, but whenever you like, you can also climb down.

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Turn your eyelids on if you want to go cabin with air conditioning (in case you do not like hot or easy to sweat).
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The trip is around 3 hours, but whenever you like, you can also climb down. Image by: 3 days in Yangon blog.

Yangon circle train

Kandawgyi Park

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Kandawgyi Lake, one of the most beautiful places for you to visit in Yangon. Photo by: Yangon itinerary blog.

Let’s run away from the busy life of the city to enjoy the beauty of the natural scenery in the quiet park on this lake. The main destination that you can not miss is the Royal Barge in the middle of the lake. It looked like a floating palace.This is an extremely popular place for locals to relax, especially in the evening.

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Let’s run away from the busy life of the city to enjoy the beauty of the natural scenery in the quiet park on this lake. Credit: yangon travel blog 2017.
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This is an extremely popular place for locals to relax, especially in the evening.

Kandawgyi National Park, yangon

Lucky Seven

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This is a traditional teahouse and a must place that you have to visit in Yangon. Image by: 3 days in Yangon blog.

This is a traditional teahouse and a must place that you have to visit in Yangon. Let’s try to eat in groups here if possible so that you can try more and share the same. You have to try drinking milk tea, samosas and tea leave here to be called fully experienced then home.

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Let’s try to eat in groups here if possible so that you can try more and share the same. Credit: yangon travel blog 2017.
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You have to try drinking milk tea, samosas and tea leave here to be called fully experienced then home. Photo by: Yangon itinerary blog.

Sarkies Bar at The Strand Hotel

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The Strand is the most classic hotel in Yangon and is home to the history and the past of colonial Yangon.

The Strand is the most classic hotel in Yangon and is home to the history and the past of colonial Yangon. It was built in 1901 and has since retained most of its original features. If you do not intend to stay here at least go to visit, look and drink something at the bar. There is a “happy hour” from 5 pm to 11 pm every Friday.

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It was built in 1901 and has since retained most of its original features. Image by: 3 days in Yangon blog.
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If you do not intend to stay here at least go to visit, look and drink something at the bar. | yangon itinerary 3 days
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There is a “happy hour” from 5 pm to 11 pm every Friday. Credit: yangon travel blog 2017.

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Taukkyan War Cemetery

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Taukkyan War Cemetery is not to be missed for those who want to learn about the history of Myanmar. | yangon itinerary 3 days

Outside the city about an hour’s drive, this site is not to be missed for those who want to learn about the history of Myanmar. It is a quiet and peaceful place to pay tribute to those who died in the war. You can go here early in the morning, or stop here while on your way to Bago or Mandalay.

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It is a quiet and peaceful place to pay tribute to those who died in the war.
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You can go here early in the morning, or stop here while on your way to Bago or Mandalay. Image by: 3 days in Yangon blog.

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999 Shan Noodles Shop

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You do not have to go far to find the best delicacies in Burma outside of this 999 Shan noodle shop. | yangon itinerary 3 days

You do not have to go far to find the best delicacies in Burma outside of this 999 Shan noodle shop. The shop name belongs to Shan noodles, and other dishes here also belong to Shan District, with impeccable taste. The food that you definitely should not be overlooked is Shan noodles served with golden tofu.

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You do not have to go far to find the best delicacies in Burma outside of this 999 Shan noodle shop.
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The shop name belongs to Shan noodles, and other dishes here also belong to Shan District, with impeccable taste. Photo by: Yangon itinerary blog.

Shan noodles 999

 Nga Htat Gyi Temple

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This silent temple has many good examples of Burmese architecture and art in Yangon. | yangon itinerary 3 days

This silent temple has many good examples of Burmese architecture and art in Yangon. The largest sitting Buddha also belongs to this temple, as high as 19.8 meters. The afternoon is the most pleasant time you can visit this place.

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The afternoon is the most pleasant time you can visit this place.

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Wat Botataung

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Wat Botataung pagoda, one of the best places for you to visit in Yangon. Photo by: Yangon itinerary blog.

This traditional temple is especially splendid and beautiful, also the place of worship of the Buddha’s hair. With its location on the river, this pagoda gives you breathtaking views and fresh air. You can come here at any time, however, always pay close attention to your shoulders and legs, and remove your shoes before going inside.

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With its location on the river, this pagoda gives you breathtaking views and fresh air.
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You can come here at any time, however, always pay close attention to your shoulders and legs, and remove your shoes before going inside. | yangon itinerary 3 days

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Bogyoke Aung San Museum

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The museum, which is also the home of General Aung San, contains decorative items as well as historic furniture dating back to the 1920s. Photo by: Yangon itinerary blog.

The museum, which is also the home of General Aung San, contains decorative items as well as historic furniture dating back to the 1920s. You will have a relative view of modern Myanmar history when you visit here. The only regret thing is that this place is not allowed to take pictures so you must pay attention to this rule offline.

Bogyoke Aung San Museum
The only regret thing is that this place is not allowed to take pictures so you must pay attention to this rule offline.
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The only regret thing is that this place is not allowed to take pictures so you must pay attention to this rule

Bogyoke Aung San Museum

Aung Thukha

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Aung Thukha Restaurants is one of the best traditional Myanmar food restaurants in Yangon. Image by: 3 days in Yangon blog.

This is a small but wonderful place to sample and enjoy a full traditional Myanmar meal. A perfect end to a perfect last day in Yangon. And the dishes that you definitely not miss are the curry flavor of Burma.

Aung Thukha
This is a small but wonderful place to sample and enjoy a full traditional Myanmar meal.

Foods in Aung Thukha

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And the dishes that you definitely not miss are the curry flavor of Burma. Image by: 3 days in Yangon blog.

Do you have any questions about Yangon or Myanmar travel? Do not hesitate to contact Living Nomads for more necessary information and tips to travel this country.

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Monks walking around Kandawgyi lake.

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