Welcome to Yaw Min Gyi - My Home Yangon

Welcome to Yaw Min Gyi

Dagon’s most popular residential spot is the Yaw Min Gyi area, which sits behind Park Royal and stretches as far west as Shwegadon Pagoda Road, occupying Bo Yar Nyunt, Nawaday and Yaw Min Gyi streets.


The neighbors:


Residents who love the low-key (but never dull) atmosphere.


What to expect:


A quiet, manageable neighborhood and an easy commute to work.


The lifestyle:


Experience world cuisine close to home.


What not to expect:


There are only few affordable and bright apartments.


The market:


Generally expensive. Large rental complexes and condo buildings but also some less expensive walkups options.


You’ll fall in love with:


Staying close to home – everything you need is in this sprawling, self-contained Yaw Min Gyi retreat.

Fruits seller on Nawaday Street

Fruits seller on Nawaday Street

The neighbors:


Residents who love the low-key (but never dull) atmosphere.


The neighborhood offers a mix of expats and wealthy locals. Some local residents have lived in the neighborhood for generation and elders still often meet for tea time in Thu Kha Yeik tea shop.


What to expect:


A quiet, manageable neighborhood and an easy commute to work.


You are only few minutes walk from the bustling historical Bogyoke Market and the newly opened shopping mall called Junction City. Going out to dinner doesn't have to come with a hefty price tag in this neighborhood and downtown night scene is only few minutes’ drive away.


The lifestyle:


Experience world cuisine close to home.


Only few minutes walk from home you will enjoy French, Mediterranean, Italian, Japanese and Korean cuisine. The mediteranean Prime Grill restaurant offers lunch sets on weekdays as does the French restaurant Le Bis-Tro-Ké (closed on monday).

You will also be few minutes drive from downtown Yangon and the delicious Burmese traditional dishes of Rangoon Tea House. You will also find there the tasty first Burmese micro-brewery beer, Burbrit Brewery !

Baked Camembert with sauted potatoes from Le Bis-Tro-Ké

Baked Camembert with sauted potatoes from Le Bis-Tro-Ké

Burbrit Craft beer in Rangoon Tea House

Burbrit Craft beer in Rangoon Tea House

What not to expect:


There are only few affordable and bright apartments.


But the peaceful atmosphere of the neighborhood made it an all time favorite neighborhood for both Burmese and expats.

The market:


Generally expensive. Large rental complexes and condo buildings but also some less expensive walkups options.


Unlike the rest of Sanchaung, there are few walk-ups in Yaw Min Gyi. Residents find homes in luxury condo, most of which are outfitted with guards, gyms, and parking garages.


You’ll fall in love with:


Staying close to home – everything you need is in this sprawling, self-contained Yaw Min Gyi retreat.


The secluded and private atmosphere makes the neighborhood feel like an escape to suburbia within Yangon.Yaw Min Gyi's pockets of quiet and clean streets make it an ideal option for those looking to be removed from the typical hustle-and-bustle of Yangon.

Cushions from social enterprise Hla Day

Cushions from social enterprise Hla Day

Marvellous lacquerware from Bogyoke market

Marvellous lacquerware from Bogyoke market

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