People’s Park and Square

People’s Park and Square


People’s Park is located near the Western stairways of Shwedagon Pagoda. This park occupies over 130 acres between Shwedagon Pagoda and the Parliament building. There is a small museum exhibiting life-size models of nationalities in their colourful dress and flora and fauna. The Restaurant serves Myanmar and European Food. The park is usually crowded during the weekends when families come for relaxation.


People’s Square occupied over 130 acres of land between Shwedagon Pagoda and Pyithu Hluttaw. Many National Events such as Independence Day. Union Day. National Day are held in this place. There is a beautiful fountain with white elephants. Many plants. trees and flowers can be found in this square.


Opening Hours – 7am-7pm daily except National Holidays and other events
Admission Fees – US$ 3 per person
Camera Fee -US$ 3. Video Camera Fee —US$6



The Planetarium is situated in the compound of People’s Square and People’s Park and very close to the Shwedagon Pagoda and People’s Parliament. It was constructed by the aid of Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA. It was unveiled on 4th January. 1987 legally to show the public. The objective of the Planetarium is to get the knowledge of space Phenomenon for the children. students and youths of Myanmar. In fact. it is one of the most valuable institutes for astrologers and scientists. Because of the assistance of this Planetarium’s Precision Circle Apparatus. all the visitors can study the Past 12.000 years and also Future 12.000 years periods from the astronomy point of view.


Opening Hours – 10:00 to 11:30 hours
Open on Saturdays and Sundays except Mondays to Fridays and public holidays
Admission Fees – 10 Kyats (Adults) — 5 Kyats (Children)



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