Yangon (City of Natural Beauty)

Yangon, the gateway to Myanmar is Extraordinary; because of the magnificent Golden Stupa, Shwedagon Pagoda, which towering over the city on the Singuttara Hill-lock (58 m) above sea level. Since the entire city is ornamented with lush green shady trees, beautiful parks and scenic natural lakes, it seems to be adorned and revered the holy Shwedagon Pagoda which is the one of the wonders of the world. Then it gives a very different impression from other Asian capitals. Central Yangon is just 10 miles from Yangon International Airport takes 30 to 45 minutes drive depends on the traffic. The streets in the downtown are wide and carefully laid out on a typical easy to navigate grid system. Read Detail Here »


Explore Yangon

Use this map to explore the sights and hotels in Yangon.


  • Glittering Shwedagon Pagoda with its dazzling mix of pavilions, stupas, images and bells.
  • Chaukhtat Kyi (six-story) Pagoda, houses the fourth largest colossal Reclining Buddha Image with an enigmatic smile on his delicate lips.
  • Colonial architecture of old Yangon including the legendary Strand Hotel.
  • Serene Sule Pagoda in the heart of the busy city centre.
  • Sprawling Bogyoke Aung San Market and Theingyi Zei.