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Armenian Apostolic Church of St. John the Baptist, Yangon (Rangoon)
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
Armenian Apostolic Church of St. John the Baptist is located in Yangon (Rangoon). Plan to visit Armenian Apostolic Church of St. John the Baptist during your Yangon (Rangoon) vacation using our convenient Yangon (Rangoon) trip generator.
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Touted as the oldest church in the city, this place offers a bit of local history. According to our guide it is also on of the only places that provides placards to read up on some history. This locat... read more »
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Yangon is such a diverse place in Myanmar. My husband is half Armenian so I figure I should visit the Armenian church in Yangon. The architecture is nothing elaborate but it's also quite interesting i... read more »
The church was closed, so we only got to see it from outside, but it was interesting to explore the oldest church in Yangon, dating back from the 1700's.
A must for any Armenian visitor to Yangon. The Armenians of Yangon built this church in 1862 on land presented to them by the King of Burma. In a now bygone era there were over a thousand Armenians in the city- such famous families as the Sarkies Brothers (who owned the Strand Hotel Yangon, and Raffles Singapore), as well as the Martin Family (AC Martin Engineering helped construct many of the colonial era buildings that still stand today). The church is open to visitors, and service is held every Sunday at 9.30am
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