Due to the rise in the value of the tourism industry many countries have discovered the need of preserving their sites to attract many visitors. One of such country which has been able to preserve its tourist attraction sites and thrives in the tourism industry in Myanmar. This state is one of the most visited countries in the world due to its rich traditional cultures which have made it be a beautiful state. As you are thinking of your vacation then you should not forget Yangon due to these magnificent sites.
Maha Wizaya Pagoda
This is an elegant pagoda in Yangon which has a hollow stupa that contains Buddhist relics. It’s situated on top of a small hill on the opposite side of Shwedagon pagoda. This pagoda is also known as Maha Vijaya pagoda. Its construction was completed in the year 1980, as a result, it has both modern and traditional elements. It was built after Theravada Buddhism issued orders.
At the top of this pagoda, you can be able to see an ornamental spire (known as hti) which is shaped like an umbrella. This structure was donated by the military leader and head of state of the state of Myanmar by then who was known as Ne Win. Inside the main stupa, you will be able to see a rotunda, that is around the room which has a dome top. At the center of this room is a shrine where the relics of Buddha are kept.
Yangon Zoological garden
This is a recreation center which is located at the heart of the city. It’s one of the major centers for the botanical and zoological researches. It covers 70 acres and is known for having a variety of wild animals, fauna, and flora. All these have been collected by experts with the help of management since it was first opened in the year 1906. If you have an interest in studying various types of birds and wildlife species, then this is the best place in Yangon you can visit.
During public holidays, performances show involves involving animals are usually held as a form of entertainment to the public. In case you are visitors then you can have an opportunity of riding an elephant or horse.
After visiting the above places during the day then you can head to Karaweik palace in the evening so that you can enjoy Yangon buffet offered there at an affordable rate. Your international buffet at this restaurant which involves baked fish, meat dishes, pasta, and sushi. You can also eat ice cream, fresh local fruits, and cakes of your choice. As you enjoy your Yangon Buffet, you will be entertained through traditional performances on the stage.