Ancient Portuguese Church - Things to Know Before Visiting
Thanlyin, Myanmar (Burma)
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About Ancient Portuguese Church
It is an ancient Portuguese Church ruins located near the Bago River in Yangon. It is said to be the home of Christianity in Myanmar.
Attractions Near Ancient Portuguese Church
Thanlyin Bridge is a bridge linking the cities of Thanlyin and Yangon in Myanmar. The bridge crosses the 1-km wide Bago river.
Kyaukkhauk Pagoda is a Buddhist stupa located in Thanlyin Township, in southern Yangon Region. It is a popular tourist destination and also a pilgrimage site for Buddhists.
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.
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.
Karaweik or Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake, Yangon, Burma.
It is the largest cathedral in Burma and was designed by Dutch architect Joseph Cuypers, son of Pierre Cuypers.
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