Yangon(Rangoon) is the former capital city of Myanmar and gateway to Myanmar by sea and by air. There are many places to visit among which the following places many draw their interest:
(a) Cultural Museum where the regalia of the last Myanmar king and the imperial throne is placed.
(b) Gems Museum where priceless gems of Myanmar such as ruby, jade and pearl are isplayed among many interesting gems. There are many jewellery shops offering a wide range of Myanmar made jewellery to meet one's taste and budget.
(c) Defence Services Museum where many interesting displays of Myanmar's military might during the Myanmar kings was retraced up to the contemporary period.
(d) Zoological Gardens, which display a large variety of species, found in Myanmar and many from other habitat.
The Inya Lake, the scenic stretch of water is located near the University of Yangon campus, ideal for yachting and cross-the -lake swimming.
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