The capital city is built with Residential zones, Military zone, Ministry zone, Hotel zone and International Zone. . There are also interested places for shopping and recreation.NaypyitawMyoma Market is currently the commercial center of Naypyidaw.Other shopping areas include ThapyeChaung Market and Junction Centre Naypyidaw. Built by the ShweTaung Development Company and completed in August 2009, Junction Centre is the capital’s first privately operated shopping centers. There are also local markets and a restaurant area.
Naypyidaw Gems Museum
Ngalaik Lake Gardens is a small water park situated along theNgaleik Dam, near Kyweshin Village on Ngalaik Lake (approximately seven miles from Naypyidaw). Opened in 2008, facilities at the Ngalaik Lake Gardens include water slides, natural resorts, lodging and a beach. The gardens are open to the public duringThingyan(Water Festival and Myanmar New Year) holidays.
National Herbal Park
The National Herbal Park is a 200-acre (0.81 km2) park located near the Naypyidaw-Taungnyo Road inNaypyitaw. Over 20,000 herbal and medical plants, representing over 700 species from the various places of Myanmar are grown in the park. The herbal park is part of the government’s efforts to protect and preserve the herbs from depletion and extinction and to keep alive the country’s traditional system of medicines. It opened on 4 January 2008.
Water Fountain Garden
The 165-acre (0.67 km2) garden is situated near theNayPyitaw City Hall with a steel structure arch-way. Also included in the garden are a main pond with three fountains inside and 11 small ponds with 13 different fountains inside, a 30-foot (9.1 m) high clock tower, nine recreation centers, two small gardens, two stone gardens and ten feet wide buggy road and footpaths. The garden was set up near theNaypyitaw – Taungnyo Road.
National Zoological Garden
It is the largest zoo in Myanmar. The 612-acre (247-hectare) zoo opened its doors on Myanmar’s Armed Force Day (27th March) in 2008 with about 420 animals trucked in from the Yangon Zoological Gardens. The zoo has elephants, crocodiles, tigers, deer, leopards, monkeys as well as white tigers, zebras, and kangaroos.It also comes complete with an air-conditioned penguin house in a country of persistent power shortages. In December 2009, the zoo had 634 animals of 89 species, including 304 from 34 different mammal species; 265 from 44 bird species; and 65 from 11 reptile species.
It is a wildlife park. The park consists of a 35.1 acres (14.2 ha) Asian safari, a 3.53 acres (1.43 ha) Australian safari and a 59.64 acres (24.14 ha) African safari. The Asian safari has over 100 rare wildlife including the domesticated wild oxen, sambur, and different kinds of deer while the Australian safari features various types of leopards, and the African safari features various African deer, camels, goats, lions, tigers, rhinos, ostriches, giraffes, zebras and ponies. Visitors can see the wildlife by buggy
Similar in size and shape to theSahwdagon Pagoda in Yangon, the pagoda was completed in 2009. This new pagoda is named the Uppatasanti or “Peace Pagoda”. The stake-driving ceremony for the pagoda was held on 12 November 2006. The invitation card for the ceremony opened with a phrase “Rajahtani Naypyidaw (the royal capital where the king resides)”. The pagoda is just 30 cm (12 in) shorter than the Shwedagon Pagoda.Uppatasanti translates roughly to “Protection against Calamity”. It is the name of a sūtra prepared by a monk in the early 16th century. It is to be recited in time of crisis, especially in the face of foreign invasion.
The City Hall (Nay Pyi Taw)
City Hall is one of the prominent Land Marks of Nay Pyi Taw, in which Nay Pyi Taw Development Committee establishes its headquarters which undertakes tasks for development of Nay Pyi Taw. State occasions are held with the accompaniment of the tune of National Anthem played by State Orchestra in Nay Pyi Taw City Hall. That indicates Nay Pyi Taw, administrative City of the Union of Myanmar.
The National Land Marks Garden
The National Land Marks Garden located on ThaikChaung Road near Yezin Dam in Zayathiri Township. It has over (400) acres. The Land Mark structures of the national races and their customs. The booths at the Garden reflect the cultural heritage of the national people and foster the Union Sprit. Moreover, the garden proves the long time existence of the Union. The National Land Marks Garden depicts the replicas of the famous Pagodas. Stupas.Caves.River Crossing Bridges.Mountains.Lakes. Water Falls. Beaches and Islands in States and Divisions in Myanmar