Yangon, the commercial capital, is the main gateway to Myanmar. Evergreen and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes, Yangon has earned the name of "The Garden City of the East". Yangon was founded by King Alaungpaya on the site of a small settlement called Dagon when he conquered Lower Myanmar in 1755.
WHERE TO VISIT
When you visit Yangon, visiting Shwedagon Pagoda is a must. It is one of the most famous and interesting place to visit in Yangon. Sule Pagoda lies in the center of Yangon and can be easily visited. Other than pagodas, museums such as National Museum, Bogyoke Museum and Gems Museum display historical events of Myanmar.
Bago is only 80 kilometer and about 1 hour drive from Yangon. Bago is one of the richest sites in Myanmar. Pyay lies 161 kilometers north of Yangon. The ancient ruins of the Pyu capital, Srikeshtra, lies in this city. Come and relax at the beautiful beaches of Chaung Thar and Ngwe Saung. Pathein well-known for the colorful Parasol.
WHERE TO STAY
|Luxury Hotels||Moderate Hotels||Economy Hotels|
Luxury Hotels, Moderate Hotels and Economy Hotels are available for your accommodation in Yangon. Full facility and services are provided Hotels, Motels and Inns.
WHERE TO EAT
Restaurants offering, Myanmar, Chinese, Indian, and European food are available. Coffee shops and snacks bar are mostly in downtown Yangon.
WHERE TO SHOP
|Shopping Centre||Lacquerware & Souvenir Shop||Art Galleries||Gems & Jewellery|
Shopping Centres are blooming in Yangon. Souvenirs and Handicrafts shops are also available.
WHERE TO ENTERTAIN
|Traditional||Karaoke Lounge||Cinema Halls||Beauty Salons & Spas||Disco Club|
|La Source Beauty Spa|
Traditional dances and puppet shows are organized by Tour Operators and also available at Karaweik Hall. For your relaxation and recreation, at reasonable prices, Beauty Salons and Spa treatment Salons have increased in Yangon.