Nay Pyi Taw is the administrative capital of the Union of Myanmar. Centrally located, it is 391 km from Yangon and 302 km from Mandalay, outside of any state or region, similar to Canberra in Australia, or Washington, D.C. in the United States. being easily accessible from all parts of the Union. The environs’ of Nay Pyi Taw comprise 8 townships Zeyar Thiri, Pohbba Thiri, Zabu Thiri, Dekina Thiri, Pyinmana, Lewe and Tatkone Townships. Nay Pyi Taw airport is about 30 minutes from Nay Pyi Taw. There are flights via Nay Pyi Taw to tourist destinations such as Bagan, Heho, Sittwe, Myitkyina, Kyaing Tong and others.
Capital – Nay Pyi Taw
Languages Major – Myanmar
Industries – Hotel Zone
Air, Train, Car
The Gem Museum
Water Fountain garden
Archeological & Culture – Pagodas, Monasteries, National Museum
Eco Tourism Site – zoological Garden, Wild Life Park
Special Activities – Gems Museum, Golfing in Standard golf club, List of Ministries in Nay Pyi Taw
The emergence of the 325 feet high Uppatasanti Pagoda lends a certain dignity to Nay Pyi Taw. The pagoda was consecrated on 9 march 2009. In the pagoda precinct are impressive religious edifices such as Maha HsutaungPyae Buddha Image in Maha Pasadabhumi Gandhakuti Chamber, four jade Buddha images in the cave off the pagoda’s statues depicting the birth.
The Gem Museum
The gem Museum located in Zabuthri Township, Nay Pyi Taw. The large area of upstairs museum decorated with large wall glasses and beautiful and wonderful decorations in modern designs. In Gems Museum precious jewels such as ruby and sapphire, largest pearl in Myanmar are put on display. Normally, it opens from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm except Monday and Government holidays.
Water Fountain Garden
Water Fountain garden with a steel structure arch-way. Also included in the garden are a main pond with three fountains inside and 11 small ponds with 13 different fountains inside, a 30 feet (9.1m) high clock tower, 9 recreation centers, 2 small gardens, 2 stone gardens and 10 feet wide buggy road and footpaths.
The zoological Garden (Nay Pyi Taw) is situated in 1062 acres of land and it was opened on 26 March 2008. A total of 39 species of mammals, 30 species of birds and 12 species of reptiles are put on display at 27 booths. Among them the rare and endangered wildlife are being shown at the booths including icy land inhabitant penguins and white tigers.