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Information about Myanmar

Myanmar Online Directories

Yangon Directory – Perhaps the most famous directory in Myanmar, with thousands of business listings from Yangon (Rangoon). Searchable and free of charge. Mandalay Directory – A sibling directory of Yangon Directory, with thousands of business listings from Mandalay. Free…

Yangon (Rangoon) Map 1912

If you are looking for the ancient map of Yangon (Rangoon) during the colonial period, either for the research or academic purpose, or just for curiosity, here is the map of Yangon (Rangoon) in 1912. You can see that colonial…

Yangon (Rangoon) Map 1914

Here is what Rangoon (Yangon) was look like in 1914. Yes, this is not a photo, this is a map! An old map showing the area of then Rangoon. Royal lake is the Kandawgyi, and the area marked in yellow…

Bogyoke Aung San Market

If you ever visit Yangon, one place you must go is Bogyoke Aung San Market. Even if you have no intention of buying anything from the market, the place is a must go place for tourists. Nearly one hundred years…

Yangon Taxi

Like any other cities in the world, Yangon has a lot of taxis running the streets of the city. Unlike other cities in the world, taxis in Yangon are not metered, that means there is no meter to calculate the…

Cinema Halls in Yangon

Compared to other capital cities of South East Asia, Yangon has fewer cinema halls. And most of them are quite old, dating back to as far as the colonial period. There are about six or seven cinema halls in downtown…

Good Shan Noodle Shops in Yangon

If you want to have good Shan noodle in Yangon, go no other than “999” Shan Noodle on 34th Street, Mid Bloc (where the City Hall is situated). The restaurant is quite clean and tidy, and sells good quality food.…

Myanmar Restaurants in Yangon

When you visit Myanmar, you might want to try some Myanmar dishes. For most foreign visitors, this can be easily done at a local Myanmar restaurant. There are a number of restaurants in Yangon and all over the country, which…