Yangon Heritage Walks
Walk along the downtown streets of Yangon with easy paces following your guide leads, while enjoying histories and old architecture of colonial era buildings. Not only to take wow photos but also dive into different lifestyles of Yangon dwellers such as street food, fruit or snack vendors and find out what makes the city unique.
Remark: This tour is just an example and can be customized to your preferences.
Yangon Heritage WalkMeet at starting point
Meeting point is in front of Immanuel Baptist Church, originally built in 1830, though the present structure dates from 1885 (Opposite of City Hall, near Bandoola Park).
At 09h00, heritage walks start at Yangon City Hall, located at the heart of the colonial-era city. Nearby is the former Immigration Department. This building was designed in 1910 to be the country’s most upmarket department store, Rowe & Company. Proceed to the High Court, a 1911 brick building designed by the architect John Ransome. Continue walking down to Pansodan Street enjoying impressive colonial buildings and have a stop at Hla Day, a non-profit social enterprise shop, offers quality contemporary and traditional handicrafts sourced from local producers often struggling to overcome disability, exclusion and poverty.
You'll find colorful women's and kids' clothing, soft toys, stationery, jewellery, home wares and more there. Continue to Strand Road, home to the three-storey former New Law Courts. Next stop is the 1916 Custom House, a large building with an elegant white tower and double-faced clock above the entrance. Walk past the red brick General Post Office to the luxurious Strand Hotel, built in 1901 by the Sarkies brothers, Armenian hoteliers. And also see the bustling life at the Nanthida Jetty.
- English speaking guide
- Hotel accommodation
- Services, which are not mentioned in above
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