the Best of Yangon
Collected by Curtis Fox
No.135, Inya Road Corner of Innya and Dhammazedi Road, ရန်ကုန်, Myanmar (Burma)
Hip crowds, live music and craft cocktails probably aren’t the first things which come to mind for those considering a visit to Yangon. But every city needs a scene, and for those looking to be seen Mojo is the place to be. This café/ bar/...
Blazon, Andover Township, OH 44003, USA
House of Memories serves up some of Yangon’s tastiest dishes. With an affordable menu, good services and an easy location (5 min. drive from Shwedagon) it’s easy to see why HOM is both a lunch and dinner favorite. Though Thai food is now...
Dala, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Yangon’s overcrowded streets and sidewalks can at times be a bit overwhelming. If you’re in need of a respite, that doesn’t require a bus or plane, head across the Yangon River to the town of Dala. Though less than a mile from downtown Yangon,...
Kyun Taw Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
After several intriguing reviews we decided it was time to check out the Drug Elimination Museum, the name itself is enough to make you curious. This national oddity did not disappoint. Make sure to visit with equal parts understanding and...
Myanmar (Burma), Yangon, 33, Yaw Min Gyi Street, Dagon Township邮政编码: 11191
The Loft Hotel enjoys the privilege of being Yangon’s one and only boutique city hotel. Opened in 2014, the property is a hip and stylish option for travellers looking to stay in the city center. It’s location on popular Yaw Min Gyi St. puts it in...
No. 169, Wa Dan Street, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Shan Yoe Yar recently emerged as one of Yangon’s premier options for local cuisine. The restaurant is located in a newly remodeled teak colonial building in the central downtown neighborhood of Lanmadaw. It's pleasant environment incorporates a...
Pearl Condo, Block C, Ground Floor, Kabar Aye Pagoda Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
The Yangon Bakehouse simply does everything well. Every morning and afternoon this café serves up the city’s best pastries, pies, salads, sandwiches, smoothies and coffee drinks. Regardless of how long you’ve been overseas, stepping into the...
Kyaik Khauk Pagoda Rd, Syriam, Myanmar (Burma)
The phrase ‘treasure chest’ only begins to describe U Hla Win’s private gallery and residence - located in Thanlyin, one hour south of Yangon. His personal collection is the most impressive assortment of Myanmar artwork and artifacts in the...
85-87 Thein Phyu Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
The restaurant's head chef met us in the morning in front of a buzzing neighborhood street market. For the next hour, we picked, poked and plucked our way through crowds and stalls. While we walked, the chef explained the origin of each ingredient...
No.294-300, Pansodan Street,, ရန်ကုန်, Myanmar (Burma)
A new addition to the Upper Pansodan neighborhood, The Phayre's Gastronomy is a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of downtown Yangon. It's got a clean modern design- wood, concrete and a couple flat-screen TV's. In addition to cold beer...
39 Golden Valley, ရန်ကုန်, Myanmar (Burma)
Located in the area of Yangon known as 'Golden Valley,' the Mangosteen Mansion is an artisan workshop, gallery and showroom as well as the 20 year residence and work-space of famed French sculpture artist and designer Patrick Robert. In addition...
Pabedan, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Wonderful restaurant serving great food and helping the youth of Yangon get off the street and to work (it's a restaurant! it's a shelter! it's amazing!) Look for the sign (pictured) and then up the stairs. Amazingly good food, great prices and...
85-87 Thein Phyu Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Down the street from The Strand hotel and upstairs from Monsoon Restaurant. Pomelo sells unique jewelry and colorful home furnishings and decor made from local materials and produced by local artisans. Their stock is fun and contemporary. Open...
35 Taw Win Road, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Wooden gangway leading from the entrance to the reception area of the fantastic Governor's Residence hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. Once the official home of the governors of the British Crown Colony of Burma, this is one of the only 5-star hotels in...
Ar Zar Ni St, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
More than 1000 novice monks and nuns study both the purity of Buddhist scripture and modern academic courses at this monastery. Both have shaved heads and if it weren't for the pink that the young nuns wear it would be hard to tell them apart....
#223 ,Sule Pagoda Road, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
Finding a reasonably priced hotel with great service, amenities and location can be a bit of a challenge in Yangon. Fortunately the Sule Shangri-La offers all of these and more. This classic hotel recently underwent a major rebranding which saw it...
Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
The Thanlwin Guesthouse satisfies the obvious need for quality budget accommodations in Yangon and offers friendly service in a clean and relaxed environment. Its Burmese/ French owners are thoughtful and provide excellent travel advice and...
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