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Edo ZushiEdo Zushi is hailed by many people in Yangon as the best sushi spot in town. Edo Zushi is definitely all it’s cracked up to be. The restaurant is tucked away down a side street just off U Wisara road, just short of House of Memories Restaurant. Walking into…

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Union Bar and GrillAlthough the theme of this up-market establishment has changed to a British gastro pub with a new menu that reflects this, the legendary Union Burger is still served. At $15 USD it is one of the pricer burgers in Yangon, however packed with real cheddar, drizzled in…

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  MY Yangon speaks with Trish Gallery's founder Patricia Pun, and U Tin Win, the gallery Manager and Advisor   Why was the gallery established?I bought my first painting at the age of 17 and since then I have been an avid collector. After my retirement I decided to open…

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ဆရာမင္းေဝေအာင္ရဲ႕ ပန္းခ်ီကားေတြကို ေက်ာေနာက္ဖက္က အေနအထားေတြ၊ရဟန္းသံဃာေတြရဲ႕ ေနာက္ေက်ာပံုေတြ၊ ေတာက္ပတဲ့အေရာင္ေတြနဲ႔  သူ႔ရဲ႕ေရးဟန္ကို လူသိမ်ားပါတယ္။  မင္းေ၀ေအာင္ရယ္လို႔ သီးသန္႔ရပ္တည္ႏိုင္တဲ့အထိ ပန္းခ်ီေရးဟန္ေတြက လူသိမ်ားတာျဖစ္လို႔ ပန္းခ်ီဆရာနဲ႔ ေတြ႔ဆံုခဲ့ပါတယ္။   New Treasure Art Gallery ကို ဆရာ့အေနနဲ႔ ဘယ္္ခုႏွစ္မွာ စတင္တည္ေထာင္ခဲ့ပါသလဲ။၁၉၈၇ ခုႏွစ္မွာ ျပည္လမ္း  ၅ မိုင္ခြဲ၊ တံတားျဖဴမွာရွိတဲ့ ခရမ္းျပာလက္ဖက္ရည္ဆိုင္ရဲ႕ အေနာက္ဘက္မွာ Treasure အမည္နဲ႔စတင္ဖြင့္ခဲ့ပါတယ္။ ပန္းခ်ီဆရာ ၁၂ ေယာက္၊ ၁၃ ေယာက္ စုေပါင္းၿပီး ဖြင့္ခဲ့တာပါ။ ၆ လ ေလာက္ၾကာမွ တစ္ဦးတည္း New Treasure အမည္နဲ႔ဆက္လက္ဖြင့္ခဲ့ပါတယ္။   ဆရာရဲ႕ ငယ္ဘဝနဲ႔ ပန္းခ်ီပညာလက္ဦးဆရာေတြကို…

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  February is a time for kissing and cuddles- YUK!   This is because February 14 is the feast of Saint Valentine. There are many different stories about Saint Valentine, so many in fact it is hard to know which one is true. The most popular is that Valentine was…

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Look away parents, Look in Kids MY Yangon has listed the six best spots in Yangon to buy toys! Cuddly Toys, action figures, remote control cars; they're all here. Where would you most like to visit?   Tun Toys WorldProbably Yangon's most complete local toy shop stocking all kinds of…

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Play at the Fun and Learn Centre   The Fun and Learn Centre has tons of American toys, like: LEGO, EV3, Sphero 2.0, Rainbow Loom, Snap Circuits, K'Nex and more educational, creative and self learning kits. Perfect for those aged 3 to 15 years, the centre offers Science, Technology, Engineering…

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As connectivity in Myanmar improves, new groups of super smart tech gurus are teaming together to try to harness the power of communication and information for the good of the country. The vessel in which many of these groups meet, form and flourish is Phandeeyar.   Myanmar Innovation Lab, started…

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Tucked away above Inya Lake is the sprawling township of Mayangone, an intriguing mix of lake-side restaurants and road side shopping malls – this is Yangon’s suburbia. Although far removed from the mania of downtown and more sprawling than its midtown counterparts, Mayangone still holds many secret spots for those…

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New Opening Z-HORSE    (P-TiT Fire Fighting System Design & Solutions) Z-Horse only sell high-quality products from Thailand. New modern technology-based Z-Horse brand are used for security during construction which are Gloves, Mask, Glasses and Safety shoes. They also sell the Water cannons, Waist cord, Small and Large Fire Extinguisher, Ceiling…

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The following is a transcript of a recorded interview with Ma Aye. Ma Aye is a Coconut seller on the steps of Shwedagon Pagoda. The recoding was made as part of the My Yangon My Home festival, Mohinga Street Food Narratives exhibition that was exhibited in March 2015.   My…

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I remember Nargis every 2nd of May. Not only me but every person in our region has a feeling deep in our hearts when we hear a radio announcement of a storm in the Bay of Bengal. We talk to each other, ‘Nargis comes again?’   Heavy, rude rain drops…

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 Book Tab Book Centre in the Taw Win Shopping Centre (top floor) and Monument Books on Dhamazedi Road are both excellent places to find books on Yangon. Once was Burma-New Images from the streets of Rangoon by Kim Buddee7 Days in Myanmar Text by Denis Gray, Nicholas Grossman and John…

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Money The city now has ATMs which accept Mastercard and Visa cards. Before departure tourists should check with their bank to see if they can use their card in Myanmar. Point of sale systems are present only in a few shops, restaurants and hotels but this will change.  Myanmar therefore…

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Yangon is beautifully unique; it’s quirks and customs making it stand out and an appealing destination to discover. Beyond its distinct scenery and interesting architecture there are social habits that are woven in to the everyday surroundings of the city. Whether you are a fan or not, these qualities make…

Myanhouse ျမန္မာ့႐ိုးရာလက္မႈပစၥည္းေတြနဲ႔ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတစ္၀န္းလံုး ရွိေဒသထြက္လက္မႈပစၥည္းေတြကိုတစ္ေနရာတည္း စံုလင္စြာေတြ႕ရွိႏိုင္ေသာဆိုင္တစ္ခုျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဧၿပီလမွာစတင္ဖြင့္လွစ္ခဲ့တဲ႔ Myanhouse တြင္ လက္မႈပညာပစၥည္းေတြကို အနည္းဆံုး ၁၀၀ က်ပ္မွ အမ်ားဆံုး ၁၈သိန္းက်ပ္ အထိ ေစ်းႏႈန္းမွန္ကန္စြာ ေရာင္းခ်ေပးေနပါတယ္။ ပန္းဆိုးတန္းလမ္းႏွင့္ ကုန္သည္လမ္းေထာင့္ရွိကို လိုနီေခတ္အေဆာက္အဦတစ္ခု ျဖစ္ေသာ SOFAER BUILDING ေျမညီထပ္တြင္တည္ရွိပါတယ္။ Take Away သယ္ယူသြားႏိုင္ေသာ ေ ကာ္ဖီဘား တစ္ခုကိုလည္း တြဲဖက္ဖြင့္လွစ္ထားပါတယ္။ ေႏြးေ ထြးေဖာ္ေရြေသာ အေရာင္း၀န္ထမ္းေတြနဲ႔ ျမန္မာ့အေငြ႔ အသက္ေတြ လႊမ္းျခံဳေနတဲ့ Myanhouse ဆိုင္ကို သြားေရာက္လိုပါက အမွတ္ ၅၆၊ ၅၈ ၊ပန္းဆိုးတန္း လမ္း၊ ကုန္သည္လမ္းႏွင့္ ကမ္းနားလမ္းၾကား၊ ေ က်ာက္တံတားၿမိဳ႕နယ္၊…

New Opening OAKKALAPA KING Souvenir Shop This is the new branch of OAKKALAPA KING Souvenir and you can get variety of Myanmar Traditional Handcrafts, cottons and blankets at one place. Traditional Handcrafts such as Wood sculptures statue, Xylophone, Dragon style harp, Peacock style harp, Gold cotton embroidery dolls, purse, and…

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At Genky given by a blind masseuse on the 6th floor of the Sakura tower. Then head to the top of the tower, have a drink and take in a bird’s eye view of Yangon. Gaze upon the city’s beautiful Pagodas and the Yangon River as it marks out the…

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