Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy
Tour Comfort: Budget
Tour Period: Afternoon / Morning
Shwedagon Pagoda, one of the world’s most spectacular religious monuments, rises majestically from Singuttara Hill in the city of Yangon, casting its golden gleam over the capital. Starting from the Eastern entrance of Shwedagon Pagoda, you’ll walk through the small shops where monk accessories, Buddha statues, and flowers are sold. You’ll learn about the daily life of the people who reside in the surroundings and gain a deeper insight into the Buddhist religion as you provide offerings to the monks. Then, walk along the pagoda platform clockwise, as is tradition. During this interactive walking tour of the pagoda, you’ll explore walkways and hidden gems that are unknown to most visitors. Continue through the back door of Shwedagon Pagoda to discover more of its fascinating history.