The Governor's Residence by Orient-Express

35 Taw Win Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Yangon (Rangoon)

"Warmly welcome & take care of tourists"

A travel blog entry by rudders


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 …


A travel blog entry by garynbrown



After a few days of needed rest with Angela and Murray, we are charged up and excited about Myanmar. I have even learned two Burmese words--well one, and I don't say it right half the time.

We have just finished our first day in Myanmar and it is truly the land of pagodas. They are everywhere you turn. In fact, it is …


A travel blog entry by garynbrown


We flew back to New Delhi from Varanasi on Christmas Eve afternoon. Our plane circled over Delhi for 40 minutes before we landed and then we fought traffic for an hour in a taxi to get from the airport to the Oberoi Hotel in Delhi where we would spend the night. It was a relatively short trip, but the flight and taxi ride seemed to take forever. …

Back to Rangoon

A travel blog entry by markl


In the morning I grabbed another horse cart and headed to Schwe-zi-gon pagoda walkway to take some arty shots of the pagoda. Horse cart (5000 Kyat/$5). Got way laid by lacquerware sellers and escaped 3 pots and $3 poorer. My horse cart driver offered to take us to the airport but my thighs, bottom and internal organs suggested otherwise. Quick 40 …

Orphanage -Yangon

A travel blog entry by carolyn684


Today we are back in Yangon and busing out to an orphange that Journey's Within adopted after the cyclone Nargis back in the spring 2008. The abbot had arranged for lunch for us but we were so late he gave it to the children instead! We had Red Bull or water to drink and packages of cookies for our lunch. All of the children came out to greet us …

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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 ReviewsThe Governor's Residence by Orient-Express Yangon (Rangoon)

    Reviewed by garynbrown

    Amazing Place

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

    A real treat.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Governor's Residence by Orient-Express Yangon (Rangoon)

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding