Yangon – Shwedagon Pagoda

Category : Myanmar
Date : January 10, 2016

Yangon also known as Rangoon is a former capital of Myanmar (Burma). Yangon is the country’s largest city with a population of over five million, and is the most important commercial centre, although the military government officially relocated the capital to Naypyidaw in March 2006.

A must see in Yangon

The Shwedagon Pagoda and also known as the Golden Pagoda, is a gilded stupa located in Yangon, Myanmar. The 99 metres tall pagoda is situated on Singuttara Hill, to the west of Kandawgyi Lake, and dominates the Yangon skyline. Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred Buddhist pagoda in Myanmar.

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Shwedagon Pagoda dominates the Yangon skyline

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You have to remove your shoes while visiting buddhist temples

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Modern-day monks with iPads

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Shwedagon Pagoda truly is a massive structure

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Portrait of a monk

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The temple is very popular among people

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It looks amazing at every time of the day.

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Gold is everywhere

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