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Yangon Circular Train

Central Station, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Yangon by Circular Train: Life Along the Loop
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“local life” (122 reviews)
“three hours” (95 reviews)
“open windows” (28 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Central Station, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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"local life"
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"three hours"
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"open windows"
in 28 reviews
"central station"
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"hour ride"
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"hard seats"
in 18 reviews
"real yangon"
in 42 reviews
"full circle"
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"takes about hours"
in 27 reviews
"daily life"
in 55 reviews
"buy a ticket"
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"local experience"
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"ticket office"
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"the loop"
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"selling food"
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"daily lives"
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"an eye opener"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

To me this was a must see along with Shwedagon Pagoda. I went seven stops and ended up in Yangon Central Station. It is only 200kyats for any distance and they run every 30 minutes. The feeling is like going back in time and there...More

Thank Dorsetbruce
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Travel w the locals, a good experience .. a train scenario that takes us back 50 years .. the train has been around for more than 100 years, and does require to be improved / upgraded .. To travel the entire circle, 3 hours .....More

Thank Susan188
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a must do in Yangon! The train does a circuit of about 3 hours through Yangon and a wonderful way to see different parts of the city and travel with local people in their daily lives. It goes through a railway platform market...More

Thank PollyGeee
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A fantastic way to see the locals. Very easy to get tickets at Central station ticket office. We bought tickets heading west. Stayed on for an hour. Walked around at a local market. Bought another ticket heading east to take us back to Central station....More

Thank rgwbaldwin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is very common mode of transport for the locals. The 3 hour plus journey route ride will start from downtown central train station, traveling midtown towards uptown and loop back. Do watch out for small tree plants hitting near the train windows areas!

Thank tsaouchuinc
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go to the Central Station and straight to platform 7 to buy your ticket. No need to stop at the front counter though the men at front did their best to tell us to go to platform 7. The ticket will cost the equivalent of...More

3  Thank etravelhome
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two trains that depart in PLATFORM 7. Ones journey is clockwise while the other is counter clock wise. The round trip will cost you 200 Kyats. The person at Platform Number 7 speaks no English, so you can point at the map to...More

3  Thank undob0y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now this is an experience that is worth doing. The train ride is slow and some of the scenery is just great. At one stop the train is taken over by locals filling it with produce to take home. Yes the seat is uncomfortable, but...More

Thank Brenton K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

it's very cheap to go to the station and buy a ticket for the train. it takes 3 hour for the full loop on the train. It's a great way to see the real lives of the Burmese people as this is a local train....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many different things to see, smell and hear. Great way to interact with the locals! Giving my best recommendations.

Thank Jonathan H
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Albert B
March 22, 2018|
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Response from Matt O | Reviewed this property |
Yeah you want to have local money as a lot of places won’t accept U$D especially the places you want to be. All the local good stuff. 20c for a ticket worth every cent. The train staff will point you in the right... More
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Tony C
September 13, 2017|
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Yes you can but you need to buy the new train tickets whenever you get off the train . one ticket is only for one time ride !
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Alison M
June 19, 2017|
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Response from Marcelo Z | Reviewed this property |
there is a chance.. otherwise use mimics..
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