Things To Do in Nay Pyi Taw

Generally translated as ‘royal capital’ or ‘seat of the king’, Nay Pyi Taw is the new capital of Myanmar. One of the world’s ten fastest growing cities, Nay Pyi Taw is home to ministries and embassies as well as the Ngalaik Lake Gardens, the National Herbal Park and the Naypyidaw Zoological Gardens.

The Myanmar Gem and Jade Emporium, Junction Shopping Mall and Myoma Market are all within easy reach of the PARKROYAL Nay Pyi Taw hotel. Additionally, all of the city's government offices are within a 15-minute drive.

Junction Shopping Mall

Explore the first shopping centre of its kind in Myanmar, where a plethora of retail options and an advanced cinema hall await.

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Myanmar Gem & Jade Emporium

Known for excavating and exporting the world's most coveted jadeite, a trip to Nay Pyi Taw isn't complete without a visit to this unique centre, where you'll find souvenir-worthy jade, gems and pearls from the around the region and beyond.

Ngalaik Lake Gardens

Venture north of Nay Pyi Taw and discover the waterslides and waterfalls of this aquatic amusement park, set in lush garden surrounds and complete with a relaxing beach area.

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National Herbal Park

Learn about the country's natural approach to medicine and discover more than 20,000 native plants and herbs at this national conservatory.

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Naypyidaw Zoological Gardens & Safari Park

Visit penguins, tigers, monkeys and more at Myanmar's largest zoo, or take a cruise through Asian, Australian and African habitats at the neighbouring Safari Park, where you'll encounter majestic mammals in their natural surroundings, including several rare and exotic species of deer.

Set amidst more than 600 acres just north of Nay Pyi Taw's city centre, the Naypyidaw Zoological Garden is home to an extraordinary array of animals from around the region and beyond. Spend the afternoon peering into the climate-controlled pool house of the resident penguins or try to spot a Sambur, one of the several rare and exotic species of deer found at the Garden.

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Set amidst more than 600 acres just north of Nay Pyi Taw's city centre, the Naypyidaw Zoological Garden is home to an extraordinary array of animals from around the region and beyond. Spend the afternoon peering into the climate-controlled pool house of the resident penguins or try to spot a Sambur, one of the several rare and exotic species of deer found at the Garden.

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Less than an hour's drive from Nay Pyi Taw's hotel sector, the Zoological Garden and Safari Park are a must-see attraction when visiting Myanmar's unique new capital. Choose to stay at PARKROYAL Nay Pyi Taw and enjoy spacious, well-appointed suites amidst beautifully landscaped gardens in the heart of the city.

Naypyidaw Water Fountain Garden

Delight in 13 dazzling water displays and relax amidst the trees in this 165-acre park, conveniently located adjacent to the National Herbal Park and just steps away from City Hall and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Step through the iconic steel archway of the Naypyidaw Water Fountain Garden and follow the footpath to discover an impressive array of water features – from dazzling fountains and waterfalls to sparkling ponds and pools. Set within a vast parkland of more than 150 acres, the Water Fountain Garden's stunning water displays and lush rainforest surrounds are conveniently located near some of Nay Pyi Taw's other notable attractions, like the National Herbal Park and the Nay Pyi Taw City Hall.

Opening Hours

Beautiful at morning, noon and night, the Water Fountain Garden can be explored each day from 9:00am to 9:00pm

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Easily accessible by car, the Water Fountain Garden is only 15 minutes away when you stay at PARKROYAL Nay Pyi Taw, a premier hotel in Nay Pyi Taw complete with 90 spacious suites, a fully-serviced spa and a relaxing swimming pool with views out onto the horizon.