Nay Pyi Taw (pronounced ‘Naypiddaw’), means ‘Abode of Kings’, is the administrative capital of the Union of Myanmar. Naypyitaw have been founded on a green field site some 3 kilometres west of Pyinmana. Naypyidaw is located between the Bago Yoma and Shan Yoma mountain ranges.  Centrally located, it is 376 km from Yangon and 274 km from Mandalay, being easily accessible from all parts of the Union.

Naypyidaw Union Territory consists of 2 districts (Ottarathiri Dirtrict and Dekkhinathiri District) subdivided into 8 townships. Pyinmana, Lewe, and Tatkone townships were all formerly part of Yamethin District in Mandalay Region. Ottarathiri, Dekkhinathiri, Popphathiri, Zabuthiri, and Zeyathiri are all new townships under construction. The construction of new townships is part of this effort to make Naypyidaw a more appealing destination for visitors. So far, the results have been promising, with a number of businesses and hotels already setting up operations in the union territory. Several new hotels have been built, and a number of attractions are being developed, including a golf course, an amusement park, and a safari park. With its modern facilities and convenient location, Naypyidaw is poised to become a major tourism destination in Myanmar.

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Why you should visit here?

  1. Nay Pyi Taw is a popular tourist destination for those interested in exploring the city's many parks and monuments. For those looking to experience the local culture, there are a number of traditional markets and restaurants worth visiting. Whatever your interests, be sure to check out our local passion tips on where to go in Nay Pyi Taw.
  2. Nestled in the heart of Myanmar, Nay Pyi Taw is a relatively young capital city that is famous for its large size and very low population density. This makes it an ideal place to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy some peace and quiet.
  3. There are still plenty of things to see and do in Nay Pyi Taw. The city is home to a number of impressive religious buildings, including the Uppatasanti Pagoda, which offers stunning views over the surrounding countryside. There are also several museums and art galleries, as well as ample opportunities for shopping and dining. So whether you're looking to relax or explore, Nay Pyi Taw is sure to have something to offer.
  4. The Uppatasanti Pagoda is a replica of the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and is one of the largest stupas in Southeast Asia. The National Museum showcases Myanmar's rich history and culture, and the Bagan Archaeological Museum houses artifacts from the ancient city of Bagan. With its beautiful temples, fascinating museums, and unique architecture, Nay Pyi Taw is definitely worth a visit.
  5. The things that you need to know more in Nay Pyi Taw is about hotel. Most of the hotels are good in service and staffs are friendly and hospitality. Here, some of the hotel that you should check in are The Golden Lake Hotel, KMA Naypyitaw Hotel, The Lake Garden Nay Pyi Taw - M Gallery Collection and Hilton Nay Pyi Taw.

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"A remembrance place of friendship and nature. Happiness comes while you climb it, Delight comes when you reaches the summit." by Hankie.


Culture & History

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Nay Pyi Taw, as capital city hosts many ethnic groups from around Myanmar. You see this back in the offered dishes with a variety of flavors and ingredients originating from all over Southeast Asia. You can find a wide range of choices from street stalls, to restaurants serving Burmese signature and international menu's.


Nature & Environment


GHG - Energy Impact

Sr. No Name of District No.of Towns No. of Villages
List Electrified Unelectrified List Electrified Unelectrified
Others Power
Others Power System +
Other Total
Diesel Solar Small
Diesel Solar
Small Hydro
1 Dekkhinathiri 4 4 - - - 4 - 433 284 5 62 1 352 81
2 Ottarathiri 4 4 - - - 4 - 363 306 - 33 - 339 24
Total 8 8 - - - 8 - 796 590 5 95 1 691 105

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit to Nay Pyi Taw is from October to March. In winter, the weather is not too hot and cold. It is pleasant to visit around and you can go for cycling in that season. Summer is hot and dry. If you visit there in that season, you need to bring water and hat with you. With the heavy rain in rainy season is not suitable to visit around, but for those who like rainy season can be able to see beautiful environment.

How to get there

There are many ways to get to Naypyidaw by Flight, Bus, Taxi and train. Flight can be available with two ways, International and Domestic airlines. Domestic airlines fly to Yangon and other cities regularly. The city has a central bus station and it is available to all regions. Naypyidaw railway station was opened at milepost No. (233/0), between Ywataw station and Kyihtaunggan station on the Yangon-Mandalay railroad. It takes nine hours to get from Yangon to Pyinmana.

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