Yangon is situated in the south part of Myanmar and it sued to be the capital of Myanmar and the first gate way to Myanmar.Historically , Yangon was founded Mon ( one major ethnic tribe of Myanmar) and the city was called Dagon in that time.In 1754 .Myanmar conquered the whole kingdom of Mon and the former name "Dagon " was replaced by the new name Yangon meaning "the end of the wars " .During the colonial time ,the capital of British -Burma of British was built in Yangon and since then Yangon served as the capital of Myanmar for a number of decades .In 2005 ,the capital was moved to Naypyitadaw and Yangon remained as the most important economic city of Myanmar.Topologically.It has over 5 millions people and it stretches over 350 kilometer square .The most dominant population are Burmese , Mon ,Rakhaing , Karen and there are Chinese and Indians'.In British time ,Yangon was also known as the garden city and it is still true in nowadays .It has many lake,green parks and tree shaded avenues .The most wonder ful thing to discover in Yangon is the holy Shwedagon pagoda with thousands of jewellery on the top and stands as the landmark of Yangon from the ariel view .Despite the fact that Yangon is not the capital, it's still running as an active, energetic, dynamic, economic city and still important for some administration aspects and education sectors as before .It appears that Yangon will stand ever un-dying economic city of Myanmar.The best place to discover the utmost urbanization in Myanmar is Yangon.
What to see in Yangon :
What to do in Yangon:
Walk in the colonial town ,china town and Indian town
taking circular train and Dela Ferry boat
walk in the Kandawgyi park
Sunset Cruise over the Yangon river