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Its 2016 Yangon Heritage Strategy recommended that the land be converted into public green space and avoid high-rise towers that would block views of Shwedagon Pagoda and other historic buildings.
Johnson was told off by the British ambassador to Myanmar when he recited the opening verse to Rudyard Kipling's The Road to Mandalay when he visited the Shwedagon Pagoda, the most sacred Buddhist site in Myanmar's capital, Yangon.
Shwedagon Pagoda is the most sacred buddhist temple in Myanmar's capital Yangon.
Mr Johnson was said to have begun quoting the opening lines of Mandalay during a visit to the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, the capital of Burma.
Summary: Yangon [Myanmar], September 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday arrived at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, one of the most revered sites in Myanmar, on the second day of his two-day visit to the country.
Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the countrys largest city, is home to bustling markets, numerous parks and lakes, and the towering, gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics that dates back to the 6th century.
Htun brought her costume on stage - a big backdrop depicting the tourist attractions in Myanmar, the Shwedagon Pagoda and the Bagan temples.
lt;BManager of English football champions Leicester City Claudio Ranieri takes a picture with his mobile phone camera ahead of Buddhist religious rituals at Shwedagon pagoda, considered as the holiest Buddhist shrine in Yangon, Myanmar, yesterday Gemunu Amarasinghe
We still had memories of a remote land peppered with pagodas and palaces, gracefully dancing fishermen, beguiling Buddhist nuns, and a moving ceremony lighting oil lamps at the sacred Shwedagon Pagoda as the sun set the colour of the monks' maroon robes.
The residence offers a total of 24 units that are divided into three categories including Studios and One and Two-Bedroom Residences with uninterrupted views of Yangon's famous Shwedagon Pagoda, just 1.
In a field in Burma's largest city, Rangoon, workers tested a giant digital countdown screen with the backdrop of the revered Shwedagon pagoda.