Thursday, 05 November 2015 07:42

We Love Lanmadaw


Lanmadaw Township is located in the western part of the downtown area and is close to China Town. The Township contains a multitude of fashion shops, snack stalls, restaurants, gold & jewellery shops and fruit and vegetable sellers. Lanmadaw Township is home to the Yangon Institute of Nursing, New Yangon General Hospital, Yangon Central Woman Hospital and University of Medicine (1) Yangon, Lanmadaw Campus.



Shan Yoe Yar Restaurant

Shan Yoe Yar restaurant is built inside a beautiful wooden house. It serves fantastic Shan traditional foods. They offer a set menu option as well as a la carte. Dishes include Deep Fried Chicken, Nam Phe, Tofu Sout, Shan Rice, Quince Soup and Pawkyo Fish Curry.

6 am to 10 pm

No. 169, Wa Dan Street, 01 221 524



Chatime is a Taiwanese Restaurant. This shop is a fresh tea specialist franchise focusing on modern Taiwanese tea culture. They only brew high quality tea leaves.

6:00am to 8:30pm

Corner of Phone Gyi Road & Maharbandoola Road, 09 250 025 858


Chaing Mai Cafe

Chaing Mai Cafe is a popular Chinese Restaurant. It serves kyay-oh, hot-pot, chicken rice curry and a variety of BBQ. The food is tasty and the restaurant clean and quite, so it is ideal go with family and talk.

Junction Maw Tin (Room-402), 01 218 152 ~ 58 (Ext: 1402)



Effortless cool design and spread over three floors, Hummingbird serves New Zealand themed cuisine. The second floor is a bar and the top floor is a rooftop area. One of the swankiest locations in Yangon.

6:00am to 8:30pm

No.76, Phone Gyi Street, 09 250 292 074


Maru Grill Restaurant & Wine Bar

Maru Grill Restaurant & Wine Bar is housed in two separate buildings. Maru Grill Restaurant serves Japanese and Italian fusion food. This restaurant is a couple of doors up from the partnering wine bar.

11:30 am to 2:00 pm, 5:30am to 10 pm

Ground Floor, 130-134, Shwe Taung Tan Street, 01 221 568, 09 420 308 350


Feel 3 Gold

Feel 3 gold is clean and well air-conditioned. They serve Chinese/Myanmar food. The service is quite fast and the food is decent.

10 am to 10 pm

First Floor,Danathiha Centre, Bogyoke Road, 01 210 678


Moon Bakery

This shop opened in 2004 and now has about ten branches in Yangon. They sell a wide range of savoury and sweet baked goods as well as Korean and Chinese Foods. It’s not unusual to see people coming to this shop to chat, meet up or work.

9 am to 9 pm

4th Floor, Junction Centre (Mawtin), Anawrahta Road, 01 218 152, 01 218 253 (Ext: 1404)


Shwe Pa Zun Bakery and Cold Drink

Shwe Pa Zun Bakery and Cold Drink has a range of savoury and sweet pastries. Many people buy them as presents for Thadingyut festival. They also grow their own coffee in Shan State.

7am to 8pm

01 222 305, 01 211 709, 01 227 171



Junction Mawtin

One of Yangon’s first shopping centres. This shopping mall includes two advanced Cinemas as well as well known branded store. In total there are about 100 shops including a City Mart Supermarket. On the 5th floor there is a fitness center including a swimming pool. The centre also boasts a free Internet Wi-Fi in some shops.

9:00 AM ~ 9:00 PM

Maw Tin Tower, Corner of Lann Thit Street and Anawyahtar Road, 01 218 161, 01 218 152, 01 527 242


Nyaung Pin Lay Zey

A busy market that not only sells foods,but offers tutition. You can attend Chinese language classes and receive tuition for the 9th standard, and matriculation examination. There are also billiard and fitness facilities.

8 am to 6 pm

Nyaung Pin Lay Zey Plaza



Things to do

Mingalar Sanpya Cineplex

Mingalar Sanpya Cineplex is located Corner of Phone Gyi Lane and Annawyahta Road and has 3 screens. Every day it shows five movies. One movie is a Myanmar Movie and two movies are English Movies. A lot of young people go to watch films there.

10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 3:30 PM, 6:30PM, 9:30 PM

Corner of Phone Gyi Lane & Anawyahta Road, 09 260 887 035, 09 260 887 036, 01 230 3165


Myanmar Baptist Churches Union (MBCU)

Myanmar Baptist Churches Union (MBCU) was founded in 1958. The organization holds a meeting for all Myanmar Baptists in October each year. It is open Monday to Friday during office hours.

143, Min Ye Kyaw Zwa Road, 01 211 278


Places to Stay


A well located downtown budget hotel.

No (160), Wardan Street, 01 212 454, 212 459, 09 550 5811, 09 730 53290

Hotel Panda

A modern business hotel located at the edge of the city centre. The lobby area offers wireless internet access. Rooms have satellite TV, air conditioning and bathrooms.

No. 205, Corner of Wadan Street & Min Ye Kyaw Zwa Road, 01 212 850, 01 229 358




Sleep in Hotel

A good choice to experience Yangon’s downtown street food, markets and sightseeing. The hotel has good beds, clean and warm showers and breakfast included.

No.34, 9th Street, 01 226 827, 01 226 828


Lanmadaw Train Station

Experience a side of Lanmadaw you never knew, by visiting the train station and if you are feeling adventurous then take a tour of Yangon by hopping on the circle train.

Junction of Myoma Kyaung Street & Min Ye Kyaw Zwa Road

(Trains leave roughly every 40 minutes)

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