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Balthazar Building

Built from solid red brick in 1905 by the Armenian trading company Balthazar and Son, the Balthazar Building in downtown Rangoon’s Bank Street is an interesting and accessible insight into the city’s slowly disappearing architectural heritage.

Sofaer Building

The Sofaer and Co. building in downtown Rangoon was completed by Isaac and Meyer Sofaer in 1906. Both brothers were Baghdad-born, Rangoon-educated Jews.

General Post Office

Built by an established company of traders and agents called Bulloch Brothers and Co, the General Post Office building was originally built by two Scottish brothers James and George Bulloch in 1908

Waziya Cinema

Formerly known as the excelsior, the Waziya building is the oldest cinema in Yangon and is situated the heart of what was once known as “cinema row” in the center of the city on Bogyoke Road.

Chin Tsong Palace

Celebrating its 100th year anniversary, the Chin Tsong Palace located on Kabar Aye Pagoda Road just south of Inya Lake is one of a kind in Yangon, a unique and elaborate piece of architecture composing of elements in both Chinese and western styles.

B.E.H.S. No. 6 Botataung

One of the oldest high schools in the country, Basic Education High School (BEHS) No. 6 Botataung, was built in 1860 and served as the top choice for children of the elites under its previous name, St. Paul's High School.