Wednesday 9AM - Seat of Power - Secretariat and Surrounds


Visit the city’s former administrative core and the grand Secretariat.

This tour starts at the YHT office and covers historic sites in the former commercial and administrative core. We visit a well-preserved residential area in the city’s east, then enter the nationally historic Secretariat where General Aung San was assassinated in 1947, and independence was marked a year later. On the way, try some local tea at a historic teashop.

Booking information

This tour starts at 09:00 and lasts 2.5 hrs. It departs at Yangon Heritage Trust office at 22/24 Pansodan Street (near the corner of Strand Road) on the first floor.

Price: USD 40 per person; please pay in cash at the YHT office 15 minutes prior to the start of the tour. All proceeds from the tours will go towards YHT’s continued advocacy for the protection of Yangon’s unique urban heritage.