Yangon, the capital city, is the main gateway to Myanmar.
Evergreen and cool with lush tropical trees, shady parks and beautiful lakes.Yangon has earned the name of the Garden City of the East.
Yangon was founded by King Alaungpaya on the site of a small village called Dagon when he conquered Lower Myanmar in 1755.
The name Yangon means "End of Strife" which was anglicized to Rangoon.
The present day Yangon covers over 350 sq.km. and has a population of over 5 millions.