Rangoon

Rangoon (Yangon now) is no longer the capital of https://www.cityzeum.com/tourisme/birmanie Burma (now Myanmar), but still remains the most important city of the country, both in economic weight that in terms of number of inhabitants (about 4 million). Burma, under the influence of the military junta that applies a harsh dictatorship, has long remained off the tourist path, and destination continues to put off many visitors, due to the country's instability. So little suspect the wealth of Rangoon, at the confluence of two rivers, green city, around the lake Kandawgyi (Royal lake old) for example, and has a large number of buildings from the British colonial architecture. But Rangoon is mainly due to some renowned for its impressive religious buildings, starting with the Shwedagon Pagoda and its large stupa covered with gold, jewels of Buddhist architecture. Many sites change their name to Myanmar, but the heritage beauty remains the same.