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National Races Village

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Address: Near Yangon-Thanlyin Bridge,Yandar Rd,Let Thamar Qr,Thakayta Tsp, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Phone Number: 951-547088

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A very pleasant visit in the park with an insight into the culture of Myanmar people. We went on a public holiday so quite busy and extra things such as entertainment was being... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A very pleasant visit in the park with an insight into the culture of Myanmar people. We went on a public holiday so quite busy and extra things such as entertainment was being performed on the stage. We saw many people in National dress. All very enjoyable.

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This open air museum (or exhibition) tries to show the visitors life in different states of Myanmar. Copies of houses from different regions contains lot of artefacts from a daily life of villagers. Plus some artificially built mountains or a waterfall. Very popular is a renting of local national dress to visitors who make nice selfies afterwards. Additionally, there is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

A visit to the National Races Villages is recommended. reasonable price, especially if a national. Right near the bridge. The park gives a great overview of the ethic groups of Burma and lists the tribes within each group. So visit each home. Begin by climbing the tower. Couldn't find any toilets. We did notice some yellow puddles to be careful... More 

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Bintulu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Not as detailed & informative as 1st World "Cultural Village/open air museum". Its a nice intro to the multicultural Myanmar. Rent an old bike to get around, see locals enjoy picnicking. The location is a bit out of city though. And every house have craft shop selling traditional costumes as well. And I got good time taking the 200 Kyat... More 

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oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

About 30 mins by taxi from the city centre, the park gives a great overview of how different the people groups of Myanmar are. If you're in the least bit interested in Burmese culture, this is a great place to spend 2/3 hours. Different areas of the park have a traditional home from that particular state - all on stilts,... More 

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Brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Although promoted as one of the sights of Yangon, we found it to be only mildly interesting. It has a number of houses reconstructed to display the different ethnic groups of Myanmar, but we found there to be not a lot of difference to our western eyes. It was quite hot so we preferred to take shade where we could... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Its not worth the visit... the setting is not interesting. The houses look almost the same, yet far from each other, nothing special. By the way you need to pay a camera fee.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

It's an interesting place to visit, as it has all the different style houses of different national races of Myanmar. There's souvenirs you can buy. Pleasant to walk around up to each houses, provided it's not too hot. If you don't want to walk, you could hire a special vehicle inside the grounds for 9000kyats for an hour. Well worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We visited here and walked around the national village to see the types of houses built throughout the country it was a very interesting place to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Learned a lot about the different cultures that make up Myanmar. Great concept. Great souvenirs and great prices.

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