Port City, Thanlyin


Spend a half-day exploring Thanlyin, a historic port. Travel to the outskirts of Yangon to see glittering pagodas- including on the middle of a river.

Thanlyin is a major port city of Myanmar, located across Bago River from the city of Yangon. It comprises 17 quarters and 28 village tracts. It is home to the largest port in the country, Thilawa port. It is the most suitable place if you want to have an opportunity to see country side.Let’s start our trip with our experience guide who will pick you up from the hotel. Drive to Thanlyin for two hours and then start sightseeing to Thanlyin(Syriam )across the Yangon river via Thanlyin Bridge built by Chinese Engineer. Visit ancient Portuguese Church (AD 1749-1750) where you can observe some parts of the history of Myanmar. During Portuguese Age, the first Catholic Church was built in Myanmar, however it was destroyed by the Burmese king after they recaptured Thanlyin,nevertheless ruins of the old church is still remained there. Next, proceed to busy local market and Kyauk Tan Yele Pagoda (Middle Stream Island Pagoda). Then, drive back to Yangon and transfer to hotel or airport. Thanlyin is the right destination for whom would like to explore to historical sites.

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Tour Highlights

  • See glittering pagodas—including on in the middle of a river and Spot turtles in the water towards the gorgeous Ye Le Pagoda, an unusual Buddhist pagoda set on a small island
  • Disembark and explore the pagoda, admiring Burmese Buddha relics, painting, within the glided sculptures
  • Observe about the first catholic church which was built at Portuguese age

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