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The Secretariat - Things to Know Before Visiting

Thein Phyu Road, Middle Block, ရန်ကုန်, Myanmar (Burma)

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About The Secretariat

The Victorian-style building is made from red and yellow brick and constructed in a U-shape. This is the spot where Aung San and six cabinet ministers were assassinated by a gang of armed paramilitaries.

Attractions Near The Secretariat

St. Mary's Cathedral Yangon
St. Mary's Cathedral Yangon0.43km from The Secretariat

It is the largest cathedral in Burma and was designed by Dutch architect Joseph Cuypers, son of Pierre Cuypers.

Mahabandula Park
Mahabandula Park0.85km from The Secretariat

The Maha Bandula Park or Maha Bandula Garden is a public park, located in downtown Yangon. The park is named after General Maha Bandula who fought against the British in the First Anglo-Burmese War.

Sule Pagoda
Sule Pagoda0.89km from The Secretariat

The Sule Pagoda is located in the center of downtown Yangon and is part of the city’s economic and public life.

Botataung Pagoda
Botataung Pagoda0.92km from The Secretariat

The Botataung Pagoda was built some 2,500 years ago by the Mon people. The 40-meter high golden pagoda enshrines a sacred hair relic of the Buddha. The pagoda was destroyed during the Second World War by an airforce bombing mission. Rebuilding started in 1948 following the original design.

Bogyoke Aung San Market
Bogyoke Aung San Market1.34km from The Secretariat

Bogyoke Aung San Market is known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets. It is a major tourist destination in Myanmar, dominated by antique, Burmese handicraft and jewelry shops, art galleries, and clothing stores.

Sri Kaali Amman Tamil Temple
Sri Kaali Amman Tamil Temple1.38km from The Secretariat

This temple is famous for its colorful architecture and carved roofs that depict portraits and images of many Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Shri Kali Temple was constructed in 1871 with amazing architecture.

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