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

BaobaBed Hostel
Funky hostel in Chinatown
No. 29, 19th Street
low
Hostel 9
Friendly and fun hostel like home
No. 34, 9th Street
low
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
The Strand
The finest hotel East of Suez
No. 92 Strand Road
high

Snapshots in Sanchaung

Mark your calendar!
This Sunday, we are launching the Yangon Circular Train AppXMap with a photo exhibition of @featuredcollectives Photo Walk and a Circular Train Photo Hunt co-organised by @igersmyanmar. Join our party and hop on the train with us, capture the best Instagram photo and win a prize! 📸

Date: Sunday 21st October
Time: 2-6pm
Venue: @theburmabistro
Register: https://goo.gl/forms/9AcAlM2i8jqWc5YB2
#iDiscoverCircularTrain #idiscoverapp #Yangon .
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📸 Chit Moe
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Going strong in the mid day heat Bogalayzay tailor shop #yangon #exploremyanmar #streetstyle #bogalayzay #keepheritagealive #authenticity #wanderlust ...

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Roadside ceramics #inthemiddleofitall #Chinatown #yangon #citylife #wanderlust #authenticity #keepheritagealive #exploremyanmar #streetstyle #travelapp ...

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Exploring #Yangon has never felt so good! We are proud to power the Yangon Good Guide. A beatifully designed map & handy App featuring 20 cafe's and businesses that go the extra mile to make the city a better place. A project of @hla_day, @khiritravel and iDiscover. Designed by @monikatraikov from @ygnredesigned. ...

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All these lovely colours the kids have added to the back alleys of #Yangon! .
Photo by Sai Zaw at La Casa Mural Workshop
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Don't you love how public art of the festival adds colour to the city of #Yangon? #myyangonmyhome2017 #yangonartandheritagefestival
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Photo by talented Sai Htin Linn Htet
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