The Yangon Good Guide

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The Strand Hotel Shines in New Splendour

The Strand has been an institution in Yangon since 1901, when the Sarkies Brothers turned the one time horse stable into one of Asia’s most luxurious colonial era hotels. The hotel is located in historic downtown Yangon facing the river on Strand Road.

Yangon After Sunset

In the evening the aroma of burning incense welcomes visitors at the gate of Shwedagon Pagoda. The neighbourhood streets fill with people out for a stroll or to seek out Yangon’s growing nightlife scene.

Local Snacks and Street Life in Yangon

For travelers who want to sample local snacks, Yangon’s 19th Street in Chinatown is the place to go. Street vendors are always nearby selling their snacks while locals and foreigners alike are washing them down with glasses of local Myanmar beer.