Yangon formally known as Rangoon is the capital and the largest of Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi and the NLD promote usage of Rangoon instead of Yangon, as a sign of support for the democracy movement.
The city center of Yangon was built by the English settlers you will easily notice it due the beautiful building and the organized street plan, which makes it easier to orient in the city
The magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda is one of the most spectacular religious monuments in the world and dominates the urban skyline, the famous stupa is 98 meters high and covered with gold leaf . Yangon also accommodates the one of the largest reclining Buddha Chaukhtatkyi is 70 meters long. The Sule Pagoda is the center of social and cultural activities . Here you will also find some tea houses where you can drink the local specialty Sweet milk tea The tea house plays an important role in the traditional Burmese life , because all kinds of business and social arrangements are made here. Other attractions include the bustling Chinese temples, the Botataungpagoda where you can indulge in luxurious colonial environment of a coffee or a cocktail.
Bogyoke Aung San Market is famous in Myanmar and the rest of the world . Here you can really buy anything ; nice souvenirs, clothing , fruits, vegetables , jewelry and liquor. In the evening Chinatown to life with his sharp aromas in the outdoor restaurants The National Museum shows various treasures and artifacts from the royal past you . Also, the Buddhist art museum is always worth a visit..