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White Elephants, Yangon (Rangoon)

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White Elephants displays the animals that, throughout history and in numerous Burmese legends, were important and believed to bring good luck to those who owned them. Interestingly, the elephants are not actually white, but are in fact pinkish in color, due to their very rare condition of albinism. Here you'll see three of the elephants sadly chained to a pole, only occasionally taken outside to take part in traditional ceremonies. Use our Yangon (Rangoon) itinerary builder to arrange your visit to White Elephants and other attractions in Yangon (Rangoon).
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  • Before you go to the airport I stopped to see white elephant. It is increasingly clear that gray elephants. Before you leave, make a stop. Elephant is attached for safety is end of day I guess a little more freedom. . If the owner it my comment please a bit more freedom thanks...
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  • The novelty of seeing animals kept in captivity is not for me. These poor elephants are tied and unable to move much. Cannot see the point of wanting to do this to any animal for show and to make mone...  more »
  • If you want to see your first white elephant, you can visit this place. However, be forewarned that it is not gleaming white, as a friend who's a local and I were arguing about. I defended the elephan...  more »