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Yangon Circular Train

Central Station, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Yangon by Circular Train: Life Along the Loop
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  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
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“local life” (97 reviews)
“three hours” (77 reviews)
“open windows” (28 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Central Station, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed yesterday

The Circular Train of Yangon is becoming increasingly popular with tourists maybe because it provides them with the opportunity to see for themselves how the outdated train system is working or not working; how the local people still need to be educated about using public...More

Thank Tin_Aung_Moe
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great way to see how locals live and the perfect opportunity to see Yangon from an authentic point of view. Cost is 200MMK and takes three hours to do a round trip without getting off the train to explore. Departed from the Yangon Central...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Yangon Circular Train is the best way to get around and immerse into the life of Burmese in Yangon. You will get to see beautiful views of paddy fields, small market beside the train station and etc.

Thank Elton H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We loved this experience , very cheap way to have a look around the city, would recommend doing it on arrival to Yangon

Thank markbarclaynz
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice journey around Yangon, specialy the stop at the local market in the middle of the way

Thank PProd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As other reviews have pointed out, this is not a tourist attraction, but an honest and authentic opportunity to experience the lives of the locals. Tickets cost 200 kyats (July 2017) and can be bought at platform 7, although trains might not depart from there....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't think there is a more authentic experience if you are interested in seeing the locals in Yangon getting about their daily lives. This slow-moving train gets through Yangon, and the locals get on and off the train throughout the circular route. Popular stops...More

Thank Weida T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It costs next to nothing, and the locals are excited to see you. Certainly different from anything I'm used to. The trains are super slow and rickety and take you past a range of neighbourhoods, from somewhat developed to shanty huts, via markets basically on...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In 2020 the whole train line will be modernised - so enjoy the train ride as long as it is still the old circular train. It's a complete tour around the city for no money (200 KS round trip), people are commuting, women are bringing...More

Thank Laure151
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I got to the station the friendly ticket man told me to go to platform 7..... they must see the foreigners and know what we are looking for. I made it to platform 7 where a young girl helped me buy the ticket for...More

Thank Alison M
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Alison M
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Response from Marcelo Z | Reviewed this property |
there is a chance.. otherwise use mimics..
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cubist
16 December 2016|
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Response from Jacqueline A | Reviewed this property |
I'd say go for the counter clockwise one, it's the same platform of the ticket selling place (platform 6 or 7), get off from danyangon station, there are always taxi available outside of the market, it's around 9000-10000... More
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cubist
12 December 2016|
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Response from owlesey | Reviewed this property |
Da Nyin Gone market. This is a huge market under colourful umbrellas. It mostly sells fresh vege, fruit and meat but also some craft stalls as well. can be smelly and muddy in parts but such a great look into local life.
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