Yangon’s parks, picnics spots crowded with people on Fullmoon day of Waso

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Yangon Zoological garden is crowded with visitors on the fullmoon day of Waso yesterday. Photo: Pe Zaw

As yesterday was the full moon day of Waso of Myanmar year 1381 and a public holiday, well know parks and picnic spots were crowded with picnickers.
U Zaw Min Htut visiting Mahabandola Park said “ today is a sacred day. I take my kids here to have fun. We saw a movie, went to pagoda and have kids play in the park. We can breathe fresh air and it’s so freeing. Picnicking with family take away my stress, I hope to start new day with new energy tomorrow.
Well know parks such as and picnic spots such as Kandawgyi Park, Thakhin Mya park, People’s park, U Ottama Park, Mingaladon Park, Mya Hay Won Park, Mya Kyuntha, Inya Lake( Pyay road and Kaba Aye road) and Yangon Zoological gardan were Crowded with people.
Ko Zaw Min Htike visiting Kandaw Gyi said “ today is a full moon day. Because today is a holiday, I came to pray at pagoda and to relax with friends. Everywhere is crowded. Zoological garden and this park are also crowded. We see that places are well prepared for people to come and relax. For those struggling day to day like us, relaxing on holiday is true bliss.
Daw Sein Shi visiting Zoological garden from Zee Kyun village, Myaung Mya township said “ I came to pagoda with daughters and nieces. We came here after Shwe Dagon Pagoda. I have been here before. As today is a sacred day it is very crowded”.
Despite drizzle Inya Kan Baung in Hling township was crowded with a lot of people.
Mg Thaw Zin Tun visiting Inya Lake said “ we came here to celebrate a friend’s birthday. We watched movie and we stop by at Myanmar Plaza. The fresh air from the lake refresh mind and brought pleasure. We are going to another park”.
Famous pagodas, cinemas, picnic spots and amusement were also crowded with people. —Zaw Gyi

(Translated by Alphonsus)

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