If you are looking for captivating things to do in Yangon, there is a lot to grab your attention. From temples and cultural attractions to shopping and recreation, you will not be idle for a minute.

Pack yourself a backpack for the day and make your way to these wondrous attractions that are located within easy reach of Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake Yangon. Bask in the local culture, mingle with the locals and experience the true meaning of Myanmar.


Fun for young guests is easy to come by. Simply make your way to one of these places that cater to kids and the entire family.

Yangon Zoological Gardens
The oldest zoo in Myanmar featuring animals from around the world and fun shows too
08:00am to 06:00pm


Sites where history comes to life, these are great places to learn about the roots of a culture that has withstood the winds of time.

Bogyoke Aung San Museum
The former residence of General Aung Sang, now a place of preservation
09:30am to 04:30pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Bogyoke Aung San Statue
Featuring the life-like image of a national hero, this statue is an important landmark
08:00am to 06:00pm


If you want to spend your day doing something fun and entertaining, make sure to check out these recreational options in Myanmar.

Mogok Vipassana Yeiktha
Ideal for seekers of inner peace, this is a popular meditation centre in Yangon
82 Nat Mouk Street, Bahan Tsp, Yangon, Myanmar
Kandawgyi Lake
A colonial creation, the “Royal Lake”, is a beautiful place to visit in Yangon
24 hours a day
Walkway at Kandawgyi Nature Park
Designed around a nature park, this walkway is ideal for a stroll or evening workout
04:00am to 10:00pm (daily)

Shopping & Dining

Make your way through the city taking its fill of food and modern experiences. From street markets to shopping malls, you will be spoilt for choice.

Min Lan (Rakhine & Seafood)
Serving seafood specialities of the Rakhine people, Min Lan is a foodie favourite
Min Lan (Rakhine Traditional Sea Food Shop) - 09:00am to 10:00pm
Bogyoke Market
One of Myanmar’s largest and most popular markets that is well known for jewellery
10:00am to 05:00pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Yuzana Plaza
One of the country’s oldest shopping malls, this retail hub offers a cultural experience too
09:00am to 05:00pm
The Taj
Named after the famous Indian monument, this restaurant offers exotic and authentic culinary specialities
11:30am to 22:30pm

Temples & Palaces

The richness of local culture is evident the most in these religious places and the palaces. You will be awed by the wonder of it all.

Shwedagon Pagoda
The most famous landmark in Yangon, this pagoda is steeped in history and culture
04:00am to 10:00pm
Chauk Htat Gyi Pagoda
An important religious landmark famed for its immense statue of the reclining Buddha
06:00am to 08:00pm (daily)
Botahtaung Pagoda
One of the most highly revered temples in the city, with a gleaming gold exterior
06:00am to 08:00pm (daily)
Karaweik Hall
A floating palace that resembles a royal barge, you will be awed by its sight
11:00am to 03:00pm / 06:00pm to 09:00pm
Sule Pagoda
An important landmark and place of cultural significance, the pagoda will leave you in awe
04:00am to 10:00pm (daily)
Kabar Aye Pagoda
Dedicated to world peace, as is implied by the name, this pagoda radiates serenity
06:00am to 08:00pm (daily)


Get to places in comfort and style with these diverse transportation options. Your vacation will be a walk in the park.

Yangon International Airport
What started off as a military base, is now the biggest airport in the country
24 hours a day
Yangon Central Railway Station
The nation’s biggest railway hub and a historical landmark; this station has much to offer
24 hours a day