Friday, 06 November 2015 09:33

We Love Thingangyun


Thingangyun Township is located on the eastern side of Yangon and is cirlcled on its eastern side by Panzundaung Creek. It is a middle class township with many government staff living within it and lots of apartment blocks, education centres and schools. It is also Yangon’s most sporty township with the huge Thuwana football stadium and grounds being the training ground for many of Myanmar’s sports federations as well as a recreational playground for sport lovers.


Yin Fong Seafood

One of the best Chinese style fresh seafood restaurants in Yangon, the best dishes are red snapper and king prawns. The location is spacious with lake view tables at the back of the restaurant. The buffet breakfast costs 3000 Kyats and lunch costs 6000 Kyats.

7:00 am - 10:00 pm

No. 53/54, Lay Daungkan Road, Near AKK Shopping Mall, Yangon.

01 706021

Mr. Chief

Mr. Chief is a popular and well-liked restaurant with many branches. The Thingangyun location is their 4th branch in Yangon and is well decorated. They serve Korean, Hot Pot, Chinese and snacks.

AKK Shopping Mall (basement), LayDaungkan Road, Yangon.

01 566080 (Ext. 156)


DIY Hot Pot & BBQ

A favourite Myanmar celebrity hangoutwhich is a cool place to drop by and see if you can spot one of Myanmar’s darlings.

No (95/F), Waizayatar Street (3) quarter, ThinganGyun, Yangon.

09 258 200 088



The Thingangyun branch of YKKO is one of the chains most frequented restaurants. They serve all the YKKO classics such as kyay-oh, BBQ, seafood and ice cream.

10:00 am to 10 pm

No.A-1-001, Zawtika Housing, Lay Daung Kan Road, Junction Zawana

Ph: 01-573505 Ext: 216, 09-8650850


The flagship store of this bakehouse chain, El Dorado, is a grab and go style bakery that offers specially made birthday cakes.

No.4, WaiZa Yan Dar Road, Thingangyun Township, Yangon.

01-573852, 01-573818, 01-573838

Food Talk

This restaurant serves a funky mix of Chinese, Japanese and Western Style dishes. A little bit schizophrenic but if you’re up for a culinary whirlwind of choices and flavours this is the place!

AKK shopping mall, Basement, Lay Daungkan Road

09-25444126, 09-420065788, 09-421131182

Rangon Grill & Chill Barbecue Restaurant

This shop offers delicious a grill and BBQ. It is an awesome place for BBQ and has a variety of seafood, chicken, pork, beef and vegetables as well as a choice of desserts including ice cream. The best things for the customer are the service, including for car parking, and the good quality of food. Every Thursday, they add crab as a special item on their buffet menu.

2/25, Lay Daungkan Street, Thu Mingalar Housing (near Zawana)

09-252538352, 09-252653011



Junction Zawana Shopping Centre

Housed in the large three storey building it has a small area for car parking in front of the Supermarket. As the place is neat and tidy, it’s comfortable for customers to look around the place slowly and steadily. Their city mart on the ground floor has frozen meat, fruits and vegetables that are hygienic and good for health.

Lay Daung Kan Road, Zawana Tower

01-573929,01-573930, 01-573931, 01-573932

AKK Shopping Centre

This is a newly opened shopping mall in Thingangyun located close to Junction Zawana Shopping Centre. This shopping centre includes a city mart, fashion shops, restaurants and beauty salons. Every Thadingyut festival and Thazundaung festival there are special promotions on specific products.

Lay Daung Kan Road, Zawana Tower

01- 855 1483



Thuwana Stadium

Thuwunna Stadium is home to many of Myanamr’s youth sports training programmes , it is also the venue for many of the Myanmar men’s international football games. The stadium's eight-lane track is the first in Myanmar that meets the international (IAAF) standards. Thuwunna National Indoor Stadium, located next to the outdoor stadium, is the country's primary venue for indoor sports.




St. Joseph’s Church

A land mark of Thingangyun Township, St. Joseph’s Church, was built in 1934 when the growing Roman Catholic community in ThinganGyun felt that they needed a small church and elementary school. The new church, St. Joseph’s, was built on the land of the old St. Anthony’s Church.

Daily Masses
6:00a.m. (Myan.& Eng. alternative), 5:00 p.m. (Myan. only Wed. 1st Fri.)

Sunday Masses
6:30a.m. (Eng.), 8:30a.m.(Myan.), 4:30p.m. (Tamil)

No. 1-3, ThiriMarlar Street, B-Block, ThinganGyun Township.

Dagum Movie Theater

You can release your stress and tension by watching movies at Dagum Theater .

MahaMyaing Street


Galaxy Go Kart Track/ Ruby Land Car Racing

Commonly referred to with its old name of Galaxy Go Kart Track, Ruby Land Car Racing, is a small but highly entertaining go kart track.

WaiZa Yan Tar road, Top Ruby Land Car Racing Compound, Arkar Street F

09 42106 4776


Kyaikkasan Pagoda

Kyaikkasan pagoda is the main attraction in Thingangyun Township. Reputed to have been built by Sihadipa, the King of Tha Ton, this gilded pagoda is an interesting religious site because there are 16 hairs and 32 bone relics of the Buddha.

Kyaikkasan Road,



CafĂŠ liberal-new Entertainment Studio

A popular coffee house with a bar and club. One for night owls.

WaiZa Yan Tar road, Top Ruby Land Car Racing Compound, Arkar Street F/Thumingalar Quarter,



Royal Ruby Hotel

Royal Ruby Hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest and the hotel can suggest host of recreational activities to ensure you have plenty to do during your stay.

No. 12, Khaymarthi Street, Michaungkan Block 3

01-573 264, 573309

Hotel Captain

3 min walk from WaiZa Yan Tar Shopping Mall.

No112 , Yeik Thar 4th Street , Waizayantar Garden , Mikyaungkan 1

01 221 572

Goal Hotel

Located Near Thuwana Football Stadium.

National Football Training Center, Waizayandar Road

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