Good to go with a guide to appreciate the history of the pagoda. We went in the afternoon and it wasn't too busy.
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This has to be the ultimate most important place that you must visit whilst at Yangon. Simply stunning & the sheer size of the stupa & Pagoda compound is epic! The many architecture achievements, sculptures, carvings, and various styles of temples encompasses this attractions.
Shwedagon Pagoda is our religious place and the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar, as it is believed to contain relics of the four previous Buddhas of the present kalpa.
As one of the very few interesting things in Yangoon, this must to see Pagoda, is far more than a simple Pagoda, is a compound that for sure will give you a good impression of how Myanmar lives their religious life now a days. Multiple...More
Not one for dark age mythology, whether that is Christian or whatever, but Buddhism is certainly colourful, and this temple complex is such a nice place to be, given that it is full of delightful Burmese people
Being Yangon has a least things to do because they do not have much tourist attractions, Shwedagon Pagoda is something to do if you're in the city. It was raining the time we went sp we didnt really felt comfortable walking around the temple. I...More
This pagoda is one of the famous symbols in Rangoon. It is a traditional religious building in Burma. There are lots of fantastic shrines and constructions. Lots of local people pray in the pagoda. To respect the religion, all travellers must NOT wear shoes nor...More
Had not seen this much gold in my life!The golden chedi of the pagoda, which reaches a height of 99 meters, is visible throughout the city, and it shimmers in the sun with its incredibly golden surface. I could hardly even look at the pagoda...More