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Yangon Destination Guide

Delve into Yangon in Myanmar!

Yangon in the region of Yangon with it's 4,477,638 residents is a city in Myanmar - some 203 mi (or 327 km) South of Nay Pyi Taw, the country's capital.

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Current time in Yangon is now 03:06 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Rangoon" with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mae La Noi, Lampang, Chiang Mai, Yegyaungwa, Togyaunggyi or Pa Pae. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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A Day Walking the streets of Yangon Myan...

02:40 min ( April 25, 2012 by Jason Vitug)
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Subscribed to my Channel and spread the love. Remember to visit On my 6th country, I visited Myanmar. I flew in from Bangkok to Yangon using Myanmar Airways. Spent the day touring t...

Shwedagon Pagoda Yangon Myanmar

20:45 min ( March 24, 2012 by Richard Randall)
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© A looked round the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar 2012 - Yangon market (1235)

06:08 min ( September 01, 2012 by Jan van Bekkum)
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Open air market in Yangon in Myanmar (Burma). Nice clips of chicken being traded alive or very, very fresh

Circular train Yangon Burma (Myanmar)

42:42 min ( June 01, 2012 by birmanie2008)
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This video was made in the circular train in Yangon (2008), a ride of 3 hours. Originally designed during the British time, the tracks are today in a very bad condition. It's is a very nice experience...

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Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi MP AC is a Burmese opposition politician and chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Burma. In the 1990 general election, the NLD won 59% of the national votes and 81% (392 of 485) of the seats in Parliament. She had, however, already been detained under house arrest before the elections.

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Located at 16.81, 96.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1945 births, Alumni of St Hugh's College, Oxford, Alumni of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Amnesty International prisoners of conscience, Buddhist pacifists, Burmese Nobel laureates, Burmese Theravada Buddhists, Burmese democracy activists, Burmese human rights activists, Burmese pacifists, Burmese prisoners and detainees, Burmese socialists, Burmese women in politics, Burmese women writers, Civil rights activists, Congressional Gold Medal recipients, Gandhians, Honorary Companions of the Order of Australia, Living people, Members of the Pyithu Hluttaw, National League for Democracy politicians, Nobel Peace Prize laureates, Nonviolence advocates, Olof Palme Prize laureates, People from Yangon, Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, Prisoners and detainees of Burma, Recipients of the Sakharov Prize, The Elders (organization), UNESCO-Madanjeet Singh Prize laureates, University of Delhi alumni, Women Nobel laureates

Rangoon bombing

The Rangoon bombing of October 9, 1983, was an assassination attempt against Chun Doo-hwan, the fifth President of South Korea, orchestrated by North Korea. Two of the bombers were captured, one of whom confessed to being a North Korean military officer.

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Located at 16.81, 96.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1983 in Burma, 1983 in North Korea, 1983 in South Korea, Assassination attempts, History of Burma, History of North Korea, History of South Korea, Improvised explosive device bombings, Mass murder in 1983, North Korea–South Korea relations, Terrorism committed by North Korea, Terrorism in Burma, Terrorist incidents in 1983, Yangon

Bogyoke Market

Bogyoke Aung San Market (Burmese: ဗိုလ်ချုပ်အောင်ဆန်းဈေး; formerly Scott's Market) is a major bazaar located in Pabedan township in central Yangon, Myanmar. Known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets, the market is a major tourist destination, dominated by antique, Burmese handicraft and jewellery shops, art galleries, and clothing stores. Bogyoke Market is a popular black market location to exchange currency.

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Located at 16.81, 96.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Jewellery districts, Shopping malls and markets in Burma, Visitor attractions in Burma, Yangon

University of Medicine 1, Yangon

The University of Medicine 1, Yangon (formerly the Institute of Medicine 1), located in Yangon, is the oldest medical school in Myanmar. The university offers M.B. ,B.S. (equivalent of the M.D. ) degrees and graduate (diploma, master's and doctoral) degrees in medical science. The university is perhaps the most selective university in the country, and admits approximately 600 students annually based solely on their college matriculation exam scores.

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Located at 16.81, 96.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Schools of medicine in Burma, Universities and colleges in Yangon, Universities and colleges in Yangon Region

Bogyoke Aung San Stadium

Bogyoke Aung San Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium, located in downtown Yangon, Myanmar. Named after Gen. Aung San, the 40,000 seat stadium is still the largest stadium in Myanmar and was the national stadium until mid-1980s. The stadium was the main venue for 1961 and 1969 South East Asian Peninsular Games. While it is no longer the main venue of choice for international level competitions, the stadium is still heavily used for Myanmar National League football matches.

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Located at 16.81, 96.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Yangon, Football venues in Burma, Multi-purpose stadiums in Burma, Yangon

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