Sanchaung

Sanchaung, perched between the majestic Shwedagon pagoda and the Yangon River has historically been welcoming to the many different ethnic groups of Myanmar. You can taste it in the food, you can see it in the streets. Sanchaung is where people for authentic ethnic cuisine from Chin, Rakhine, Kachin and Shan. Sanchaung is where you find churches, monasteries, pagodas, mosques, and temples side by side. Peaceful unity between diverse religions, between different generations. Explore this neighbourhood which is tranquil, yet vivacious; diverse, yet unanimous; conservative, yet sophisticated, never failing to surprise! 

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Places to stay in Yangon

The Strand
The finest hotel East of Suez
No. 92 Strand Road
high
Bodhi Nava
Boutique hostel with eco café
No. 17 Bahan Street 2
low
East Hotel
Friendly, contemporary & close to Sule pagoda
No. 234-240, Sule Pagoda Road
medium
BaobaBed Hostel
Funky hostel in Chinatown
No. 29, 19th Street
low
Hostel 9
Friendly and fun hostel like home
No. 34, 9th Street
low

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