Myanmar - Yangon (PDF Chapter)
This is the Yangon chapter from Lonely Planet’s Myanmar guidebook.
With former political exiles, big-time investors and adventurers jostling for a place at the city’s table, Yangon is the most exciting place to be in Myanmar. Once known as Rangoon, the coun-try’s largest metropolis is its commercial and intellectual hub.
- offer a prayer of wonder at Shwedagon Paya, the pyramid of gold
- be charmed by a performance by Htwe Oo Myanmar Traditional Puppet Theatre
- witness the treasures of Myanmar’s past in the National Museum
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: History, Sights, Activities, Tours, Courses, Festivals & Events, Sleeping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping.