Yangon has plenty of temples and pagodas to visit. Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and Hinduism are visible through the great architectural monuments of Rangoon.
Temples you must visit in Yangon
The Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred Pagoda in Yangon.
The Sule Pagoda is located in the heart of Yangon.
The Botahtaung Pagoda allows visitors to walk inside the pagoda.
Other religious places in Yangon
Shri Kali Temple
The Shri Kali Temple is a vibrant Hindu temple, snugly located in Little India between 26th and 27th streets, was built during British rule to house the migrant Tamils. The temple is decorated with statues built into the walls of the shrine.
St Mary’s cathedral
The St Mary’s cathedral is estled in the corner of Bogyoke Aung San Road, was originally designed by Jos Cuypers, a renowned Dutch architect and was completed in 1899. This is reputed to be the largest church in Myanmar.
Immanuel Baptist Church
The Immanuel Baptist Church is an old church can be found near Sule Pagoda, at the corner of Mahabandoola Road and was built by an American missionary in 1885.
Narsapuri Moja Sunni Jamae mosque
The Narsapuri Moja Sunni Jamae mosque is one of many mosques of the Muslim community in Yangon and stands out in a town scattered with Pagodas.