Yangon is the former capital of Myanmar and it has lots of colonial buildings and pagodas to explore. Activities such as circular train ride, night market and boat ride to dala are the popular things to do in Yangon. So, what about catching sunset in this beautiful town? Don’t worry, we will show you the best spot to enjoy the sunset and feel the real moment.

1 Shwedagon Pagoda

shwedagon pagoda, yangon

Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon

It is not arguable that Shwedagon pagoda is the best place to enjoy the sunset in Yangon. Most of the tourists visit Shwedagon pagoda in the evening to enjoy the sunset and explore the unique culture, traditions of local and Buddhist practices. You can also explore Myanmar’s 10 arts and crafts at Shwedagon Pagoda. If you are going with your guide, ask them where you can see diamond sparkling which is at the top of Pagoda.

2 Kandawgyi Lake ( Mhyaw Zin Kyun )

sunset at kandawgyi lake

Magical sunset at Kandawgyi Lake, Yangon

Kandawgyi Lake is one of the attractions in Yangon. Most of the people visit there during morning and afternoon for photos with Shwedagon Pagoda and scenic view with the Lake. Yes, it is also good to visit there during the evening for sunset, the voice of nature, beautiful Karaweik Hall and marvelous lake and the background of Shwedagon Pagoda are really amazing.

3 Botahtaung Jetty

sunset at botahtaung jetty

Sunset at Botahtaung Jetty

This place is nice to explore the local life there. There is jetty where you can cross the river to reach to Dala which is another small fishing town. You can ride sunset cruise and enjoy cocktail and dinner together on the board.

4 Thiripyitsaya Sky Bistro (Sakura Tower)

sunset at sky bristo

Sunset at Sky Bristo, Yangon

It has been highest buildings in Yangon before. Nowadays, there are so many skyrockets in Yangon than before, Thiripyitsaya Sky Bistro is really nice place to enjoy the sunset. You can see the whole city, beautiful Shwedagon Pagoda, city center, Sule Pagoda, etc.

Recommended Tour: 3 days Yangon Highlights

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