Yangon, formerly known as Rangoon, commercial capital of Myanmar is the one of the main tourist attractions. Located in lower Myanmar at the convergence of the Yangon and Bago Rivers, Yangon has a tropical monsoon climate. Yangon, being once colonial city of British, has its spacious parks and lakes with a mix of buildings of modern and traditional wooden architecture and was known as “The Garden City of East.” The city itself is frequently associated with one of the main religious and tourist destinations, the Shwedagon Pagoda. Shwedagon, also known as the Golden Pagoda is the most scared pagoda in Myanmar as it is believed to contain relics of Buddha himself. The city of Yangon being the most populated city in Myanmar is the perfect place to get to know the daily lives of the Myanmar people.
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