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Yangon Heritage Trust Walking Tour

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

An amazing tour of this diverse and ever changing city. Great guide, very informative, rich insights. Schedule your tour or drop by the Trust office which has a nice photo display and stories about the city. Tour includes walking through many street markets and experiencing...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 17, 2019

It was a privilege to participate in these walking tours organised by the Yangon Heritage Trust. We went for two of these tours: (1) Secretariat and (2) Downtown. Both of them were led by Su, who was knowledgeable and informative about the architectural sites in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

Took the "Seat of Power" tour on a Wednesday afternoon and lucked out to have a guide all to myself. As a history buff, I really enjoyed learning about the history of the different buildings we visited, and hearing about the efforts the Trust is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019

I did the Secretariat and surrounds the walking tour and it was great. I decided to book that tour because I'm interested in the history of Yangon and Myanmar and because I found out about this NGO from a travel show that I often watch....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GasperExplorer
Reviewed February 16, 2019

Extremely interesting and informative, the tour took the 6 of us to see a variety of city centre architecture, telling us the stories (economic, colonial, social, political) of the buildings and neighbourhoods. WE went to places I would not have seen otherwise... interiors, stairwells, back...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HughHerzig
ThureinAung, Manager at Yangon Heritage Trust Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Thank you for the glowing review and continuous support.

Reviewed February 4, 2019

Glad to have done this walking tour, which gave a glimpse into Myanmar's history. It was interesting to see the pictures of old costumes, important old buildings and also to hear the stories behind them. I am glad I was with a guide who could...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SunnyW358
ThureinAung, Manager at Yangon Heritage Trust Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Thank you very much.

Reviewed January 27, 2019

An absolute must. After spending 10+ days in Myanmar, I thought that I was maxed out on my tours when we spent our last couple of days in Yangon. Someone we met during our time in Myanmar suggested this tour and I am so glad...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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ThureinAung, Manager at Yangon Heritage Trust Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded February 1, 2019

Thank you for the review. Glad you enjoyed it. "Mr. No" sends his regards, as well.

Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I signed up the tour just a day in advance on their website. The tour started off with a brief introduction of the city history in their office, followed by a roughly 2-hour walk showcasing some major architectures in the heart of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ThureinAung, Manager at Yangon Heritage Trust Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Thank you. This means a lot to us.

Reviewed December 9, 2018

Two friends and I booked to do the walk by the Yangon Heritage Trust - 02 SEAT OF POWER – SECRETARIAT AND SURROUNDS on a Saturday morning in November. You meet at the YHT office in Lower Block of Pansodan St where they have a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Doug F
ThureinAung, Manager at Yangon Heritage Trust Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 10, 2018

Glad to know that you enjoyed the walk. Thank you for the support!

Reviewed November 24, 2018

Having lived in Myanmar on and off for many years we thought we knew a lot. Well this tour (number 2) was very interesting especially as it ended within the Secretariat where General Aung San was assininated. Recommended for all tourists with an interest in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peter B
ThureinAung, Manager at Yangon Heritage Trust Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2018

We cannot thank you enough. U No says "Hello!".

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Response from SunnyW358 | Reviewed this property |
Contact the organization directly, please!
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Stonetable
April 20, 2018|
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Response from ThureinAung | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for you interest in Yangon Heritage Trust's walking tours. I am afraid to inform you that we will not be running tours this weekend.
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joweel
January 13, 2016|
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Response from ThureinAung | Property representative |
Hi Julian, The maximum is 15 but the usual is between 8-10. If more than 10, we normally assign another guide to ensure everyone can hear amid busy traffic, particularly on Wednesday.
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