Nearby Places

One of the most charming capital cities in South East Asia, Yangon continues to be the hub of economic activity, and the gateway for most international visitors.

Yangon International Airport

Yangon International Airport

Travel Time from Hotel: 15 minutes

Yangon International Airport (RGN) is located north of the city centre, from where it can be reached in about 30 minutes by car. The airport is known locally as Mingladon and it is currently undergoing significant renovation. Both domestic and international terminals are housed here. Direct service to Yangon is available from a number of originating points in Asia, including Bangkok, Doha, Gaya, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Kunming, Singapore and Taipei. Several international carriers service Yangon International Airport, such as Air India, Bangkok Airways, Korean Airlines and Thai Airways, among others.

Shwedagon Pagoda

Shwedagon Pagoda

Travel Time from Hotel: 20 minutes

Towering almost 100 metres above the green cityscape of Yangon, the Shwedagon Pagoda is the landmark visible from miles around. One of the wonders of the world it was believed to have built over 2500 years ago where the Buddha's relics were enshrined. Successive Myanmar kings had embellished the Shwedagon Pagoda for the period of the 15th Century and Myanmar Queen Shin Saw Pu raised it to its present height.

MICT Park

MICT Park

Travel Time from Hotel: 5 minutes

MICTDC believed that private sector plays a pivotal role in establishment of Myanmar ICT Park. With this belief, the MICTDC formed with 30 regional companies was founded in March in 2001 and construction of Myanmar ICT Park started. Myanmar ICT Park will provide modern communication services to local and foreign IT companies in software production in Myanmar.

National Museum

National Museum

Travel Time from Hotel: 30 minutes

The museum has a rich collection of art and material culture of the indigenous people of Myanmar, royal regalia, musical instruments, decorative arts and two art gallery. The artefacts are displayed in 14 galleries in a five-storey building.

Yangon Zoological Gardens

Yangon Zoological Gardens

Travel Time from Hotel: 30 minutes

Yangon Zoo, which includes part of Kandawgyi Lake, is a welcome respite from the heat of the city and although some animals have been moved to the zoo in the new capital Naypyidaw in 2008, there are still many to go around, and children in particular will enjoy feeding monkeys and watching such exotic animals as hippopotamus, crocodiles, Himalayan bears and otters.