Cultural Site

Chauk Htat Kyi

Chauk Htat Kyi is located on Shwegondaing Road. This colossal (70 meters long) Reclining Buddha statue is one of the largest images in Burma. The original image was built in 1907, but it suffered damage due to the damp climate over the years. In 1957, it was demolished and the current structure was rebuilt in 1966.  

Mandalay Hill

Rising over 200 meters above the city, this landmark is scattered with pagodas. There’s an elevator to the top but it’s considered an act of merit to climb via one of the four covered staircases. At the summit, you’ll find the Su Taung Pyae (translated as “Wish Fulfilling”) Pagoda as well as gorgeous views of the city.

National Races Village

The National Races Village offer a unique opportunity to learn about the different traditions and cultures of the ethnic groups in Myanmar,. It is situated close to Thanlyin Bridge, Thaketa Township, as you across the bridge, it is directly right hand side, directly next to the river.  Opening hours is from 10:00 to 17:00. Entry fees is USD $5 per […]