7 attractions you should visit in Naypyidaw Union Territory - With photos & details

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Top 7 attractions to explore in Naypyidaw Union Territory

Naypyidaw Union Territory is an administrative division in central Myanmar and under the direct administration of the President.

Memorials

The Memorial to the Fallen Heroes is a memorial in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar in honor and enshrine inscriptions of the name Myanmar 's soldiers and civilians who died heroically in their struggle for independence and counter-insurgency operations, as well as those who died in doing remarkable and courageous acts for the country.

National Herbal ParkTaungnyo Road, Naypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Botanical Gardens

200 acres National Herbal Park which was developed to observe 700 species of herbal plants which are used to produce medicines. Near about 20,000 plants and herbs can be found in this park. The main motto of this development is to preserve the traditional system of producing medicines in the country by using various medicinal plants. They also sell different types of herbal plants.

Nay Pyi Taw Safari ParkNay Pyi Taw Safari Park, Myanmar (Burma)
Wildlife Safari Spots

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

Zoos

This Zoological Garden is situated in 1062 acres of land in Nay Pyi Taw Yezin and it was opened in 2008. A total of 39 species of mammals. 30 species of birds and 12 species of reptiles are put on display at 27 booths. Among them. the rare and endangered wildlife are being shown at the booths including icy land inhabitant penguins and white tigers. Therefore. the visitors have an opportunity to observe the rare wildlife at the gardens which they could watch only in the movies.

Naypyitaw Water Fountain ParkNaypyitaw, Myanmar (Burma)
Fountains
Botanical Gardens

This 165-acre garden is situated near the Naypyidaw City Hall with a steel structure arch-way. Also included in the garden is the main pond with three fountains inside and 11 small ponds with 13 different fountains inside, a 30 feet high clock tower, nine recreation centers, two small gardens, two stone gardens, and ten feet wide buggy road and footpaths.

Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi PagodaPobba Thiri, Myanmar (Burma)
Buddhist Temples

Thatta Thattaha Maha Bawdi Pagoda is a temple near Naypyitaw, Myanmar. It is a beautiful Maha Bodhi Temple replica. It was completed in the year 2013 making it one of the most recent Maha Bodhi Temple replicas in the world.  It is an impressive 162 feet tall. The height is just shy of the Maha Bodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya (52 meters), perhaps for respect to the authentic Temple at the exact spot of Buddha's enlightenment.

Uppatasanti Pagodaရာဇဌာနီလမ်း, Myanmar (Burma)
Buddhist Temples

Uppatasanti is an imitation of the holy Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon and was opened in 2009. Its tremendous stupa is noticeable from numerous parts of the city especially during the evening as it is wonderfully lit. n the pagoda area are noteworthy religious structures, for example, Maha Hsutaungpyae Buddha Image in Maha Pasadabhumi Gandhakuti Chamber; four jade Buddha pictures in the give in of the pagoda. It is one of the premium attraction in this area.

Map of attractions in Naypyidaw Union Territory