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Worth a quick look

Not far from the centre of town and to me it was worth a look. Some nice old buildings and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brenton K
,
Adelaide, Australia
Early evening taxi ride along this very busy road

We had been planning to walk to The Strand Hotel for their Happy Hour - after seeing the traffic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kathryndob
,
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Strand Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not far from the centre of town and to me it was worth a look. Some nice old buildings and architecture

Thank Brenton K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been planning to walk to The Strand Hotel for their Happy Hour - after seeing the traffic and the breadth of the road I'm glad we didn't! However, the colonial buildings are worth seeing. It's just a pity you can't see more of...More

Thank kathryndob
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

Strand Hotel located on this road and other very old buildings grea walkng from eas to west or vise versa evening time is best so many sallers and good winds

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

While visiting Yangon, it was suggested that I visit the Strand Road for a look into the colonial era of Burma. The Strand is a long 10 km road that runs next to the Yangon River and is full of British colonial style buildings. Very...More

Thank dnaleciz
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

A beautiful road, but remember they drive on the opposite side ( right) to the British. And don’t think , as a pedestrian , the transport will stop for you. No way . The park, Immanuel Baptist Church nearby, and City Hall all neighbouring distance.

Thank Keith D
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Famous name for the main road parallel to the Yangon river and stretching few km sounds inviting, but you're immediately disappointed when you reach it. Big colonial edifices along it are remnants of that era, but they're neglected and begin to blend with other run...More

Thank B1714D
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

Traffic is heavy and fast moving and not caring about pedestrians! Luckily there is a footbridge over to the river

Thank HKinsey
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The colonial buildings along this road would bring back fond memories of the golden British Empire era. Those classic English colonial days building are simply adorable and are good benchmark for an architect student.

Thank petersjsim
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Along Strand Road is the rather inconspicuous cream coloured, columned colonial hotel & a must to have a drink & say you set foot inside. Beautifully decorated lounge reception great you through the double doors, wicker furniture in the coffee/dining area with overhead ceiling fans...More

Thank Sue L
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I started one end and walked to the other. Strand hotel, post office, British embassy among the amazing buildings on offer. Was great to see. I recommend in the late afternoon maybe 4pm.

Thank Joe_Macpherson04
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