Yangon Utility Guide

Your Essential Utility Guide to Yangon

So you’ve planned a fool-proof itinerary for your trip to Yangon, one that promises much excitement and entertainment. But what about the mundane part of the holiday preparations? From emergency numbers to the nearest currency exchange kiosk, PARKROYAL Picks, your personal travel insider, has rounded up all the essential information you will need to know before you enter this foreign city.

1. Royal Empire Money Changer

Address
No.19(3/A), Yaw Min Gyi Street, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar                                                                                               
Phone Number
+95 9 4505 42820
Opening Hours
9:00am to 5:00pm

You think that you’ve brought enough cash with you to the city, but you may end up spending much more than expected. Yes, these things happen. So in case you find yourself running short on finances, this is the nearest money changer to PARKROYAL Yangon, located just 450m (or a five-minute walk) away.

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2. Family Pharmacy

Address
YawMinGyi Street, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar                                                                                                              
Phone Number
+95 1 211 942 
Opening Hours
10:00am to 6:00pm                                                                                                                                                                 

Also located five minutes away on foot from PARKROYAL Yangon is Family Pharmacy, a drug store not far away that sits along Yaw Min Gyi Street. This is where you can get easy access to over-the-counter medicines, dietary supplements, as well as any other healthcare products you might need.

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3. Shwegondine Hospital (SSC)

Address
Shwe Gone Tine Road, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar                                                                                                      
Phone Number
+95 9 7945 07456  
Opening Hours
24 Hours                                                                                                                                                              

As for the closest clinic to the hotel, SSC Clinic is your best option. Situated 11 minutes away by car, it is the furthest location from PARKROYAL Yangon in this list. Nonetheless, with top-grade services and 200 beds available, it fits the bill for those who prefer visiting a private hospital.

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4. Yangon General Hospital

Address
Anawyahta Road, Latha Township, Yangon, Myanmar                                                                                                      
Phone Number
+95 1 256 112   
Opening Hours
9:00am to 5:00pm                                                                                                                                                                  

If you have no qualms about public hospitals, the Yangon General Hospital is situated a convenient seven-minute drive away from the hotel. Accidents and emergencies can occur, whether you like it or not, so it’s best to be prepared in case something happens. As they say, better to be safe than sorry.

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5. KBZ Gyo Phyu Branch

Address
No (33-49) Corner of Bank St and Mahabandoola Rd, Township, Yangon, Myanmar                                                   
Phone Number
+95 1 373 952    
Opening Hours
9:30am to 3:00pm                                                                                                                       

For your major monetary needs, you’ll want to head to KBZ Bank. Its nearest outlet is at the corner of Bank Street and Maha Bandoola Road, located 1.9km (which is also about nine minutes by car) away from PARKROYAL Yangon. Don’t forget that it closes early at 3pm every day as well.

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6. Capital Supermarket

Address
Gyo Phyu Condo, 29 Gyo Phyu Street, Yangon, Mingalataung Nyunt Township, Yangon, Myanmar                              
Phone Number
+95 1 553 135     
Opening Hours
9:00am to 9:00pm                                                                                                               

Founded in 2008, the 6,000sqm mega-mart was the first and largest of its kind to open in the country. Like any hypermarket, it has everything you will ever need, from every day essentials to big-ticket furniture and electronic items. What’s more, Capital Hypermarket is only a quick six-minute walk away from PARKROYAL Yangon.

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