Naypyidaw is the capital city of Myanmar (Burma). It is located in the central part of the country, approximately 320 kilometers north of Yangon, the former capital. The city was officially designated as the capital in 2006, replacing Yangon.
Naypyidaw is primarily an administrative and political center, and many government offices, ministries, and foreign embassies are located there. The city also houses the Parliament complex, which is an impressive architectural landmark.
One of the prominent features of Naypyidaw is its wide roads and spacious infrastructure. The city boasts multiple lanes and large boulevards, often with minimal traffic, creating a sense of expansiveness. The architecture of the city is characterized by grandiose government buildings and meticulously manicured gardens.
As Naypyidaw is a relatively new city, it is still developing in terms of tourism infrastructure. However, there are a few notable attractions for visitors. The Uppatasanti Pagoda, inspired by the famous Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon, is a prominent religious site in Naypyidaw. It is a large golden pagoda and serves as a place of worship and meditation.