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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.

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Thanhlyin Bridge

Thanhlyin Bridge

1.71km from 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.

Kyaik Khauk Pagoda

Kyaik Khauk Pagoda

6.07km from Ancient Portuguese Church

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.

Botataung Pagoda

Botataung Pagoda

7.56km from Ancient Portuguese Church

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 Secretariat

The Secretariat

8.01km from Ancient Portuguese Church

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 Palace

Karaweik Palace

8.09km from Ancient Portuguese Church

Karaweik or Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi Lake, Yangon, Burma.

St. Mary's Cathedral Yangon

St. Mary's Cathedral Yangon

8.26km from Ancient Portuguese Church

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

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