MIN MIN THU
The Ministry of Hotels and Tourism has designated in 2012 nearly 60 places as tourist sites in Yangon.
There are 19 places to which first priority may be given for visits. They are Shwedagon Pagoda, Sule Pagoda, Kaba Aye Pagoda, Karaweik Hall, Kyauktawgyi Pagoda, National Museum, National Races Village, Botahtaung Pagoda, Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda, Kyaik Maw Wun Yay Lei Pagoda (Kyauktan), Thanhlyin Kyauktan, Gems Museum, Twantay, Htaukkyant War Cemetery, Zoological Gardens, Kantawgyi, City Hall, Bogyoke Market, China Town,etc.
There are 38 places to which second priority may be given for visits. They are Ah Lein Five-Tier Pagoda, Chan Myei Vipassana, Customs House, Danyingone Golf Course, Dhamma Zawtika Vipassana, High Court, Hlawga Park, Hninzigone Home for the Aged, Immanuel Baptist Church, Independence Monument Pillar, Ayeyarwady Flottila Building, Inya Lake, Kalewa TawyaYeiktha, Kheng/Hock Keong Chinese Temple, Nine-Tier Pagoda, Kyaikkalei Pagoda, Kyaikkalo Pagoda, Kyaikkasan Pagoda, Kyaikkhauk Pagoda, Maha Patthana Cave, MahaWizaya Pagoda, Bogyoke Aung San Museum, Arzani Mausoleum, Myaing Haywun Elephant Camp, Myanma Port Authority, Five-Tier Pagoda, Pun Hlaing Golf Course, People’s Park and Square, St. Mary’s Cathedral, The Strand Hotel, Zafar Shah Dargah (Tomb), Replica Tooth Relic Pagoda, U-To Golf Course, Yangon General Hospital, Mai La Mu Pagoda, Mahasi Sasana Yeiktha, etc.
Source: The Traveller Journal