Uppatasanti Pagoda, which means “Peace Pagoda”, lends a certain dignity to Nay Pyi Taw with the emergence of the 325 feet high. The name was prepared by a monk in the early 16th century to be recited in time of crisis. It is similar in size and shape to the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, just 30 cm (12 inches) shorter, consecrated on 9 March 2009. There are a number of impressive religious edifices in the pagoda precinct, statues depicting the birth, enlightenment, the first discourse and attaining Nirvana of the Lord Buddha.
Water Fountain Park
Water Fountain Park, opened in 2008 in the 200 acres land, in the garden there are a main pond with three fountains inside and 11 small ponds with 13 different fountains inside, a 30 feet high clock tower, 9 recreation centres, 2 small gardens, 2 stone gardens and 10 feet wide buggy road and footpaths. There are thousands of plants having medicinal applications from all of the major regions of Myanmar at the park, representing hundreds of different species. There is a playground and water fountain complex, which hosts a musical light show every night.
Zoo & Safari
Safari, situated in 1062 acres of land in Nay Pyi Taw Yezin and was opened on 26 March 2008 with some 420 animals, put on display at 27 booths. It is the largest zoo in Myanmar. The rare and endangered wildlife are being shown at the booths including a climate-controlled icy land inhabitant penguins and white tigers. Therefore the visitors have an opportunity to observe the rare wildlife at the gardens which they could watch only in the movies.
National Landmark Garden
National Landmark Garden, located on Thaik Chaung Road near Yezin Dam in Zayathiri Township in over 400 acres. It is structured of the national races and their customs, and it also reflects the cultural heritage of the national people and fosters the Union Sprit. Especially, the National Land Marks Garden is describing the replicas of the famous pagodas, stupas, caves, bridges, mountains, lakes, waterfalls, beaches and islands in all over Myanmar.
The Gem Museum Located in Zabuthri Township, Nay Pyi Taw. The large area of upstairs museum decorated with large wall glasses and beautiful and wonderful decorations in modern designs. In Gems Museum. Precious jewels such as ruby and sapphire. quality jade lots and the largest pearl in Myanmar are put on display. Normally. it opens from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm except Monday and Government holidays.
The bazzar is always such a fascinating place to linger and watch, and even taste. There are many stalls selling the bark of the tree used in making thanaka, a paste applied to face that protects the skin from the sun and other harmful elements. Others serve the Myanmar specialities as mohinga in an enormous pot. In the covered market, they supply with longyis and htamain, expertly pressing and stitching them on whirring sewing machines before they could be attached around the waist.