Belmond Governor'S Residence

35 Taw Win Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar | 4 star hotel
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"Warmly welcome & take care of tourists"

A travel blog entry by rudders on Dec 18, 2013

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Not the most auspicious of starts. In the taxi to Heathrow, I realised that a) I'd left my iPhone at home and b) I'd left my waterproof at home. Now the second might not matter as it’s the dry-season at the moment in Burma (of course dry is a relative term), but the first is a huge blow – no real racing 3 for three weeks! No music, no …

Myanmar- Got Pagoda?

A travel blog entry by breanne.corey


... woven shoulder bag and we tried this tapioca pudding sold in small plastic bags. It was pretty good. After the market we biked to a winery. It was incredibly hot out so once at the winery it felt good to chill in the shade. The wine was okay but nothing special. There was a nice view of Inle lake but the air is smoggy and polluted. Everyone burns their garbage like in most southeast asia countries. Before returning our bikes we rode to a teak wood monastery. Many monks were ...

Politics and partying

A travel blog entry by elegibson


"I don't know what all the fuss is about - people seem happy and friendly to me" and indeed that's the scary thing; I've met a few tourists who've said the similar things. You could quite happily backpack through Burma completely unaware of the terrifying underlying political landscape, and I guess that's exactly what the military government is hoping. When I arrived here a month ago all I knew was that Burma was very poor and the government had an ...


A travel blog entry by pilco


... village we were staying in before sunset. When I had time to look up the scenery was spectacular and we really got an insight into village life.

Inle Lake itself is vast and our trek finished with an hour long boat ride to the town. At this point I had stayed somewhere different every night for the past sixteen nights which was fairly exhausting so I was very happy to settle there for a couple of nights to recharge and ...


A travel blog entry by daveandjenna


... with them, and newspapers, and were settling in for a nice morning. It was both a meeting point and a day out, with a dash of Buddhism thrown in, and it was great. The sights came thick and fast, with a couple of large bells, relics, and resplendently decorated monuments. We walked, we stopped, we soaked it up, and must have been there for more than three hours total. Eventually we left via the eastern entrance, and sat for a spot of lunch at a roadside stall ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 35 Taw Win Road, Yangon (Rangoon), is near Shwedagon Pagoda, Bagan Temples, Indein Village, and Golden Palace Monastery (Shwenandaw Kyaung).
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBelmond Governor'S Residence Yangon (Rangoon)

    Reviewed by garynbrown

    Amazing Place

    Reviewed Dec 27, 2009
    by (26 reviews) Seattle , United States Flag of United States

    A real treat.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Belmond Governor'S Residence Yangon (Rangoon)

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding