The commercial capital, it is the main gateway to Myanmar. Evergreen and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes, it remains the largest city and main economic hub of Myanmar.
The Shwedagon Pagoda, an immense, ancient Buddhist shrine, it is one of the most famous and interesting place to visit in Yangon. Sule Pagoda lies in the center of Yangon and can be easily visited. Other than pagodas, museums such as National Museum, Bogyoke Museum and Gems Museum display historical events of Myanmar.
Popular market for the tourists is Bogyoke market (Scott Market), there is plenty of jade of varying costs and standards and other gemstones, Burmese lacquerware, traditional Shan shoulder bags and the usual souvenir T-shirts etc.
Yangon is truly a beautiful city, it can be visited at any time of the year, and people who are interested in going should plan for a trip after the monsoon season. This is because the sights and attractions of Yangon will be better enjoyed without heavy rain or scorching heat.