Experience the vibrant culture of Yagon's Chinatown

Discover one of the most dynamic cultural pockets of the city in Chinatown. Located in the heart of downtown Yangon, the bustling streets are an eclectic mix of restaurants, game centres, cyber cafes, shops, jewellery stores, markets, temples and medicine shops. Stretching from 17th to 24th streets and also encompassing Bo Ywe, Latha and Sint Oh Dan Streets, the area offers a glimpse of authentic China in Myanmar’s largest city.

Chinatown highlights

Chinese New Year The best time to visit Yangon’s Chinatown district is during its famous Chinese New Year celebrations; during the annual lunar holiday the streets are transformed into a sensory playground. Travellers can expect to see bright lanterns, parades, dragon dances and temple festivals.


Chinese New Year

The best time to visit Yangon’s Chinatown district is during its famous Chinese New Year celebrations; during the annual lunar holiday the streets are transformed into a sensory playground. Travellers can expect to see bright lanterns, parades, dragon dances and temple festivals.