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Guidebook for Yangon

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Guidebook for Yangon

Food Scene
Traditional Indian Dining in a distinctly rich Indian setting. The richness continues, as is the way with North Indian cuisine. B-9,Aung San Stadium,North Stand,Upper Pansodan Road,Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township, 09252451353 open daily 11.30am to 10.30pm
The Taj
Traditional Indian Dining in a distinctly rich Indian setting. The richness continues, as is the way with North Indian cuisine. B-9,Aung San Stadium,North Stand,Upper Pansodan Road,Mingalar Taung Nyunt Township, 09252451353 open daily 11.30am to 10.30pm
Minn Lan is a famous restaurant in Yangon, specializing in serving mainly seafood dishes from the Rakhine state of Myanmar (the state that occupies the western coastline).There are a number of Minn Lan restaurant branches in Yangon.
MIN LAN Fresh Seafood & Rakhine Food (Min Lan St Branch)
Minn Lan is a famous restaurant in Yangon, specializing in serving mainly seafood dishes from the Rakhine state of Myanmar (the state that occupies the western coastline).There are a number of Minn Lan restaurant branches in Yangon.
Feel Myanmar Food Restaurant is easily one of the most famous restaurants for local Burmese food in all of Yangon.
Feel Myanmar Restaurant 2
Feel Myanmar Food Restaurant is easily one of the most famous restaurants for local Burmese food in all of Yangon.
Tiger Hill Chinese Restaurant For exceptional Chinese cuisine, look no further than Tiger Hill Chinese Restaurant. Offering some of the best flavours of China in Yangon, you can indulge with a range of truly delicious menus, from a la carte dim sum menus to beautiful dinner buffets.
Tiger Hill
40 Nat Mauk St
Tiger Hill Chinese Restaurant For exceptional Chinese cuisine, look no further than Tiger Hill Chinese Restaurant. Offering some of the best flavours of China in Yangon, you can indulge with a range of truly delicious menus, from a la carte dim sum menus to beautiful dinner buffets.
Taste the authentic flavours of Japan in the luxurious comfort of Yangon at Kohaku Japanese Restaurant. Treat your taste buds to exquisite sushi, sashimi and many more delicious delights. For private parties and gatherings, our private rooms offer beautiful views of the tropical pool and Asian-inspired gardens. Voted as one of the best Japanese restaurants in Yangon, Kohaku Japanese Restaurant provides an authentic Japanese fine dining experience with either an expansive À La Carte menu or buffet selection.
Kohaku Japanese Restaurant
40 Nat Mauk St
Taste the authentic flavours of Japan in the luxurious comfort of Yangon at Kohaku Japanese Restaurant. Treat your taste buds to exquisite sushi, sashimi and many more delicious delights. For private parties and gatherings, our private rooms offer beautiful views of the tropical pool and Asian-inspired gardens. Voted as one of the best Japanese restaurants in Yangon, Kohaku Japanese Restaurant provides an authentic Japanese fine dining experience with either an expansive À La Carte menu or buffet selection.
Rangoon Tea House takes Burmese food to new heights. It’s delicious, reasonably priced, and the design is classy chic. This newly renovated and expanded restaurant has a trendy, bright downstairs and a speakeasy-style upstairs with cushy seating and cocktail bar. Rangoon Tea House is a huge favorite for its authentic Burmese food with a modern twist. Sink into a beautiful bowl of mohinga, Myanmar’s national dish, or the chicken biryani, and get ready to be impressed with the number of traditional tea concoctions available on the menu as well.
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Rangoon Tea House
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Rangoon Tea House takes Burmese food to new heights. It’s delicious, reasonably priced, and the design is classy chic. This newly renovated and expanded restaurant has a trendy, bright downstairs and a speakeasy-style upstairs with cushy seating and cocktail bar. Rangoon Tea House is a huge favorite for its authentic Burmese food with a modern twist. Sink into a beautiful bowl of mohinga, Myanmar’s national dish, or the chicken biryani, and get ready to be impressed with the number of traditional tea concoctions available on the menu as well.
The Sharky’s concept is farm to table. Nearly all of the food served at Sharky’s two restaurants in Yangon and newest one in Bagan comes from their own farms with little to no waste in the process. This popular establishment is founded upon more than two decades of passion about locally sourced produce.
Sharky's
The Sharky’s concept is farm to table. Nearly all of the food served at Sharky’s two restaurants in Yangon and newest one in Bagan comes from their own farms with little to no waste in the process. This popular establishment is founded upon more than two decades of passion about locally sourced produce.
999 Shan Noodle Shop is also known for more its fried tofu, tofu salad, dumplings, rice dishes, as well as all sorts of other noodle soups. Whether on the run or tucking into a few small dishes with friends, this place is a staple for simple traditional Burmese food.
999 Shan Noodle Shop
999 Shan Noodle Shop is also known for more its fried tofu, tofu salad, dumplings, rice dishes, as well as all sorts of other noodle soups. Whether on the run or tucking into a few small dishes with friends, this place is a staple for simple traditional Burmese food.
Amid the expensive hotels, chaotic traffic, and rowdy tea shops, finding a quiet and well-established restaurant in Yangon can be very difficult at times. Thankfully, there’s Green Gallery – a relatively small space often filled to the brim with Thai food enthusiasts. Serving up inexpensive, tantalizing curries and salads, Green Gallery hits the spot every time. One of Green Gallery’s specialties is hosting events. If a private all-you-can-eat-and-drink party is desired, contact this cozy corner of Yangon for a celebration to remember.
Green Gallery
58 52nd Street
Amid the expensive hotels, chaotic traffic, and rowdy tea shops, finding a quiet and well-established restaurant in Yangon can be very difficult at times. Thankfully, there’s Green Gallery – a relatively small space often filled to the brim with Thai food enthusiasts. Serving up inexpensive, tantalizing curries and salads, Green Gallery hits the spot every time. One of Green Gallery’s specialties is hosting events. If a private all-you-can-eat-and-drink party is desired, contact this cozy corner of Yangon for a celebration to remember.
Looking to pair an evening at an art gallery and space for poetry slams, lecture series and documentary screenings with genuine bites of Myanmar? Pansuriya has found its spot on Yangon’s plate as a curator of artistic events that draw crowds who keep coming back to savor unique gatherings alongside mouthwatering Burmese curries, traditional salads like tea leaf and tomato, and various juices and desserts.
Pansuriya
100 Bogalay Zay St
Looking to pair an evening at an art gallery and space for poetry slams, lecture series and documentary screenings with genuine bites of Myanmar? Pansuriya has found its spot on Yangon’s plate as a curator of artistic events that draw crowds who keep coming back to savor unique gatherings alongside mouthwatering Burmese curries, traditional salads like tea leaf and tomato, and various juices and desserts.
Root has definitely planted some appetizing ethnic roots in Yangon. Opened just over a year ago by two sisters from Myanmar’s Wa State special region in Northern Shan State, this cafe and bar is the only spot dedicated to fresh Wa food and drinks in Yangon. Root also hosts house music on select nights. Stop by to see, hear and taste what the hype is all about.
ROOT (Kitchen & Bar)
Root has definitely planted some appetizing ethnic roots in Yangon. Opened just over a year ago by two sisters from Myanmar’s Wa State special region in Northern Shan State, this cafe and bar is the only spot dedicated to fresh Wa food and drinks in Yangon. Root also hosts house music on select nights. Stop by to see, hear and taste what the hype is all about.
Found in the heart of the up-and-coming Sanchaung neighborhood, Win Star restaurant and beer station provides the same bustling local atmosphere as 19th Street near Chinatown in downtown Yangon does – only Win Star has a roof. The grilled potatoes, quail eggs, corn, fish and many other types of meat and vegetables are a must. Basically, just barbecue and eat everything. And wash it all down with a glass of crisp Myanmar beer, of course.
Win Star
Found in the heart of the up-and-coming Sanchaung neighborhood, Win Star restaurant and beer station provides the same bustling local atmosphere as 19th Street near Chinatown in downtown Yangon does – only Win Star has a roof. The grilled potatoes, quail eggs, corn, fish and many other types of meat and vegetables are a must. Basically, just barbecue and eat everything. And wash it all down with a glass of crisp Myanmar beer, of course.
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Everything Else
Find your favourite continental, Asian and Thai food at The Emporia Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in Yangon. The cozy and inviting ambience of our signature restaurant offers delicious a la carte menus, set menus and a freshly prepared international buffet dinner. Perfect for family meals, gatherings with friends or an entertaining business venue.
The Emporium
Find your favourite continental, Asian and Thai food at The Emporia Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in Yangon. The cozy and inviting ambience of our signature restaurant offers delicious a la carte menus, set menus and a freshly prepared international buffet dinner. Perfect for family meals, gatherings with friends or an entertaining business venue.
The Yangon Zoological Gardens is the oldest and the second largest zoo in Myanmar. Located immediately north of downtown Yangon near Kandawgyi Lake, the 69.25-acre (280,200 m2) recreational park also includes a museum of natural history, an aquarium and an amusement park.
Yangon Zoological Garden
The Yangon Zoological Gardens is the oldest and the second largest zoo in Myanmar. Located immediately north of downtown Yangon near Kandawgyi Lake, the 69.25-acre (280,200 m2) recreational park also includes a museum of natural history, an aquarium and an amusement park.
Drinks & Nightlife
Atlas Rooftop Bar & Lounge
Let your hair down and enjoys the night at Club Rizzoli. Sip your favourite cocktail, try something new from the sake bar and relax in the cozy atmosphere. If you’re one for karaoke we also have 4 private rooms where you can sing along to your all-time favourite songs.
Club Rizzoli
Let your hair down and enjoys the night at Club Rizzoli. Sip your favourite cocktail, try something new from the sake bar and relax in the cozy atmosphere. If you’re one for karaoke we also have 4 private rooms where you can sing along to your all-time favourite songs.
Sightseeing
The People's Square and Park is one of the major parks surrounding the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. Located west of the great pagoda to the People's Parliament complex. Happy World Amusement Center is located in the compound.
People's Park
The People's Square and Park is one of the major parks surrounding the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, Myanmar. Located west of the great pagoda to the People's Parliament complex. Happy World Amusement Center is located in the compound.
The Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon, occupying the centre of the city. According to legend, it was built before the Shwedagon Pagoda during the time of the Buddha, making it more than 2,500 years old.
Sule Pagoda
The Sule Pagoda is a Burmese stupa located in the heart of downtown Yangon, occupying the centre of the city. According to legend, it was built before the Shwedagon Pagoda during the time of the Buddha, making it more than 2,500 years old.
Kaba Aye Pagoda is located on Kaba Aye Road, Mayangon Township, Yangon, Myanmar. The pagoda was built in 1952 by U Nu in preparation for the Sixth Buddhist Council that he held from 1954-1956.
Kabar Aye Pagoda Road
Kaba Aye Pagoda is located on Kaba Aye Road, Mayangon Township, Yangon, Myanmar. The pagoda was built in 1952 by U Nu in preparation for the Sixth Buddhist Council that he held from 1954-1956.
The Botataung Pagoda is a famous pagoda located in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, near the Yangon river. The pagoda was first built by the Mon around the same time as was Shwedagon Pagoda— over 2500 years ago. The pagoda is hollow within, and houses what is believed to be a sacred hair of Gautama Buddha.
Botahtaung Pagoda Road
The Botataung Pagoda is a famous pagoda located in downtown Yangon, Myanmar, near the Yangon river. The pagoda was first built by the Mon around the same time as was Shwedagon Pagoda— over 2500 years ago. The pagoda is hollow within, and houses what is believed to be a sacred hair of Gautama Buddha.
It only takes a 15 minute stroll from Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon to reach the world’s oldest pagoda, Shwedagon Pagoda, built over 2,600 years ago. Towering over the city with its 99m stupa, the Shwedagon Pagoda glitters brightly around the clock. For the best times to get enchanted by this magnificent beauty, visit during sunrise or sunset.
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Shwedagon Pagoda
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It only takes a 15 minute stroll from Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon to reach the world’s oldest pagoda, Shwedagon Pagoda, built over 2,600 years ago. Towering over the city with its 99m stupa, the Shwedagon Pagoda glitters brightly around the clock. For the best times to get enchanted by this magnificent beauty, visit during sunrise or sunset.
Take in the panoramic views of the Royal Lake and the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda as you dine in Karaweik Hall, a bird-shaped floating restaurant with three floors of dining rooms, open spaces for traditional performances, and other activities for children.
Karaweik
Take in the panoramic views of the Royal Lake and the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda as you dine in Karaweik Hall, a bird-shaped floating restaurant with three floors of dining rooms, open spaces for traditional performances, and other activities for children.
With expressive large eyes, vermillion lips and bright blue eye shadow, the impressive 65 meter long x 16 meter high reclining Sweet-Eyed Buddha as it is affectionately nicknamed is housed here at the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda.
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Chauk Htat Kyi Pagoda
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With expressive large eyes, vermillion lips and bright blue eye shadow, the impressive 65 meter long x 16 meter high reclining Sweet-Eyed Buddha as it is affectionately nicknamed is housed here at the Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda.
This two-storey museum dedicated to General Aung San, the founder of modern Myanmar, was also his last residence before his assassination in July 1947, so you can expect to see many interesting items including family photos and other personal mementos.
Bogyoke Aung San Road
This two-storey museum dedicated to General Aung San, the founder of modern Myanmar, was also his last residence before his assassination in July 1947, so you can expect to see many interesting items including family photos and other personal mementos.
Parks & Nature
Kandawgyi Garden or Kandawgyi Nature Park is a popular recreation centre of the capital of Yangon. The area of the Garden is 110 acres, water areas is 150 acres, which makes it a total of 260 acres. You can find a variety of beautiful flowers, the natural scene of the lake water and large shady trees. There are also an orchid garden, the children play-ground, Mini Zoo, the souvenir shops and many restaurants. The playgrounds and picnic areas are favourite spots for children and teenagers. The beauty of Karaweik Hall also shows a unique work of art to be explored in the heart of Kandawgyi Lake. Kandawgyi meaning "the great lake" in Myanmar is a well-known place in Yangon.
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Kandawgyi Garden or Kandawgyi Nature Park is a popular recreation centre of the capital of Yangon. The area of the Garden is 110 acres, water areas is 150 acres, which makes it a total of 260 acres. You can find a variety of beautiful flowers, the natural scene of the lake water and large shady trees. There are also an orchid garden, the children play-ground, Mini Zoo, the souvenir shops and many restaurants. The playgrounds and picnic areas are favourite spots for children and teenagers. The beauty of Karaweik Hall also shows a unique work of art to be explored in the heart of Kandawgyi Lake. Kandawgyi meaning "the great lake" in Myanmar is a well-known place in Yangon.
Inya Lake is the largest lake in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar), a popular recreational area for Yangonites, and a famous location for romance in popular culture.
Inya Lake Park (west bank)
Inya Lake is the largest lake in Yangon, Burma (Myanmar), a popular recreational area for Yangonites, and a famous location for romance in popular culture.
Located in the middle of Yangon, Kandawgyi Lake literally translates into ‘great royal lake’, a great picnic spot surrounded by the Kandawgyi Nature Park, Yangon Zoological Gardens and many other restaurants.
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Kandawgyi Lake
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Located in the middle of Yangon, Kandawgyi Lake literally translates into ‘great royal lake’, a great picnic spot surrounded by the Kandawgyi Nature Park, Yangon Zoological Gardens and many other restaurants.
Arts & Culture
Myanmar Gems Museum, located at in Yangon, Myanmar, is a museum dedicated to precious Burmese gem stones. The museum is located on the third floor of a four-story building, located near Kaba Aye Pagoda.The Gems Mart at the Gems Museum consists of 82 stores on three floors, and sells high-quality raw and finished gem products, offering rubies, sapphires, pearls, jade and more.The mart is open from 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday. The museum building is the site of semi-annual Myanmar Gems Emporium, attended by gems and jewellery merchants from around the world.
Myanmar Gems Trade Centre
Myanmar Gems Museum, located at in Yangon, Myanmar, is a museum dedicated to precious Burmese gem stones. The museum is located on the third floor of a four-story building, located near Kaba Aye Pagoda.The Gems Mart at the Gems Museum consists of 82 stores on three floors, and sells high-quality raw and finished gem products, offering rubies, sapphires, pearls, jade and more.The mart is open from 9 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday. The museum building is the site of semi-annual Myanmar Gems Emporium, attended by gems and jewellery merchants from around the world.
The National Museum of Myanmar is Located in Dagon township, Yangon, is the main museum of Burmese art, history and culture in Myanmar. Founded in 1952, the five-story museum has an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, ornaments, works of art, inscriptions and historic memorabilia, related to history, culture and civilization of Burmese people.
National Museum
The National Museum of Myanmar is Located in Dagon township, Yangon, is the main museum of Burmese art, history and culture in Myanmar. Founded in 1952, the five-story museum has an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, ornaments, works of art, inscriptions and historic memorabilia, related to history, culture and civilization of Burmese people.
Shopping
This is one of the biggest shopping centres in Yangon, Myanmar. Huge car parking and close to Chinatown. For movies or shopping, they have it all.
Taw Win Centre
This is one of the biggest shopping centres in Yangon, Myanmar. Huge car parking and close to Chinatown. For movies or shopping, they have it all.
The largest and newest shopping mall in Yangon, opened March 2012 with 270 shops, 3 cinemas and 400 parking spaces. A popular place for families to window shop and enjoy air-conditioning. The anchor tenants are MK Fashion and City Mart, both on the ground floor.
Junction Square
The largest and newest shopping mall in Yangon, opened March 2012 with 270 shops, 3 cinemas and 400 parking spaces. A popular place for families to window shop and enjoy air-conditioning. The anchor tenants are MK Fashion and City Mart, both on the ground floor.
Yuzana Plaza is a five-storey building located in Banyardala Road, Mingala Taungnyunt Township, Yangon. It is one of the famous plazas in Yangon. It is also a popular shopping destination for local residents, the plaza is something more like an old shopping mall than a traditional market. On the ground floor, there are many wholesale outlets, selling packaged food, beverages, and even pets. Shops on the upper floors sell made products, fashion and household appliances. There are also restaurants, coffee shops, donuts shops and some other beverage shops on the upper floors.
Yuzana Plaza
Yuzana Plaza is a five-storey building located in Banyardala Road, Mingala Taungnyunt Township, Yangon. It is one of the famous plazas in Yangon. It is also a popular shopping destination for local residents, the plaza is something more like an old shopping mall than a traditional market. On the ground floor, there are many wholesale outlets, selling packaged food, beverages, and even pets. Shops on the upper floors sell made products, fashion and household appliances. There are also restaurants, coffee shops, donuts shops and some other beverage shops on the upper floors.
Bogyoke Aung San Market is a major bazaar located in Pabedan township in central Yangon, Myanmar. Known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets, the market is a major tourist destination, dominated by antique, Burmese handicraft and jewellery shops, art galleries, and clothing stores. Bogyoke Market is a popular black market location to exchange currency. The market also has a number of stores for local shoppers, selling medicine, foodstuffs, garments and foreign goods.
Bogyoke Market (ဗိုလ်ချုပ်ဈေး)
Bogyoke Aung San Market is a major bazaar located in Pabedan township in central Yangon, Myanmar. Known for its colonial architecture and inner cobblestone streets, the market is a major tourist destination, dominated by antique, Burmese handicraft and jewellery shops, art galleries, and clothing stores. Bogyoke Market is a popular black market location to exchange currency. The market also has a number of stores for local shoppers, selling medicine, foodstuffs, garments and foreign goods.