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Yangon Circular Train

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“local life”(126 reviews)
“three hours”(97 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:15 AM - 10:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Central Station, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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All reviews local life three hours open windows central station hour ride real yangon full circle takes hours daily life ticket office local experience the loop selling food daily lives an eye opener vendors selling myanmar life
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After reading reviews on the Circular train journey, took the ride with family. It is not at all interesting. What you see is filth, polluted drains. The train journey may be interesting for people from Europe/USA who have never travelled in such open trains. The...More

Thank Sharatchandrahc
Reviewed 2 days ago

I don't know why this train trip took some people three and a half hours ....mine took two and a half, including stops. You can stand throughout if you wish to and the windows are open and you get a better view standing and more...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For us the best bit was people watching at the station. Brilliant to see the hustle of bustle of the busy platform. The train itself was very dark, incredibly smelly( pee) and very squashed! The good bit was that it had only cost us 10p!...More

Thank KATIEREAYSCOTT
Reviewed 4 days ago

I think the blood has resumed circulating in my buttocks enough now for me to sit and write an honest review of this attraction. The title of my review says it all. Everything you're going to take from this experience and whatever cultural experience you'll...More

Thank mahatma101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with 5 friends and we chose without a.c. carriages. It had fans but the ones above our seats weren't working! You can see outskirts of yangon, many locals, markets, tons of rubbish and some greenery too. Times and prices are attached in the photos....More

3  Thank annasherchand
Reviewed 1 week ago

200 kyats ( about 0.12 US$) for 3 hrs circular trip, you can see the local life. Train runs at about 20-30 km/hr and stops very frequently about every 1 mile. We were guided to platform #7, and buy the tickets there. The ticket agent...More

2  Thank Relax14593074214
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I honestly don’t think we would have attempted this on our own. It was part of our day tour and we are sooooo glad it was. The experience had you literally rubbing shoulders with the locals. I sat between some children and their families and...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For only just 0,13$ you can do a very special experience in Yangon. Get in the main train station at platform 7 and buy your ticket there. Then be quick get in the train and save a seat at the window. Turn off your mobile...More

1  Thank basti-kotz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was glad I did this. This was our first thing in Yangon and Myanmar. We did it on our own before we even meet with our tour group. It started off kinda slow and then ended up a little long but very interesting. We...More

Thank melissabr1995
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to meet local people and spend a few lazy hours sightseeing. We took the whole route, but fell asleep for half an hour, which was nice as well.

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jodieg681
28 October 2018|
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Response from srdbso | Reviewed this property |
In the morning as it’s not so hot. We did it around 9AM once it got a few stops away from Yangon there was only a handful of people on it! Have a great time in Yangon.
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Sam H
31 August 2018|
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Response from Polly G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can buy tickets at any of the train stops
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10 July 2018|
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Response from Susan188 | Reviewed this property |
We hired a car tt took us fr Insein to our destinations .. Worthwhile to visit Insein mkt .. there's both the wet and dry mkt .. the wet mkt was an experience .. let me go thru my pix album and also perhsps share my... More
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