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The Rangoon War Cemetery
(Kyun Taw Road, San Chaung
Township)

On the topic of graves, the Rangoon War Cemetery (lesser-known that the Taukkyan War Cemetery north of the city) contains the graves or memorials honouring the memory of 1,381 soldiers who died in the Second World War and 5

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St Mary’s Cathedral  (Corner of Bogyoke Road and Bo Aung Kyaw Street, Kyauktada Township) 

The Shwedagon Pagoda is the sightseeing king of Yangon, but the Catholics made a good faith effort with St Mary’s Cathedral, a vast edifice of towers and spires completed in 1911 by Dutch

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The Tomb of Bahadur Shah Zafar
(Zi Wa Ka Street, just south of Shwedagon Pagoda)

The last emperor of India, Bahadur Shah Zafar, rests in Yangon—a fact taken for granted by Muslim visitors from India, but lesser-known to ordinary tourists.
Bahadur Shah Zafar died in 1862 after he was

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Nagar Glass Factory (Yaw Gyi Kyang Street, off Insein Road, Hlaing Township) In 2008 Cyclone Nargis put the once ubiquitous factory of Nagar Glass out of commission, but the family has kept the compound open as a sort of flea market for fine blown glassware. Even if you aren’t in need of Champa

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