If you think of Nay Pyi Taw as a mere capital city devoid of any tourist attractions, you will be mistaken. It has several interesting sites to visit that will make your holiday to this one of its kind capital city worth it. The Gems Museum displays a variety of rare and precious gems in all shapes and sizes. There are also rare and exquisite stones displayed in the museum. Learn more about Myanmar’s military capabilities at the Defense Services Museum. Discover the interesting history of Myanmar and its regions at the National Museum. The two pagodas in the city are also worth a visit, Uppatasanti pagoda being the most visited site in the city.
There are also nature-related attractions in Nay Pyi Taw such as the Zoological Garden, Safari Park, Phoe Kyar Elephant Camp and the Nay Pyi Taw Hot Spring. Immerse yourself in the tranquility and beauty of nature despite being in a modernised city. And while you are here, don’t miss the massive Parliament House complex and the 20-lane highway leading to it. While you may not be allowed to enter the complex, you can always click photographs of this beautiful structure.