Yangon Zoological Gardens

The Yangon Zoological Gardens is the oldest and the second largest zoo in Myanmar.

Located immediately north of downtown Yangon near Kandawgyi Lake, the 69.25-acre (280,200 m2) recreational park also includes a museum of natural history, an aquarium and an amusement park. Nice collection of nearly 200 species and 1100 species, the zoo draws nearly 2.2 million visitors annually.

The zoo was operated by the Forest Department under the Ministry of Forestry until April 2011, and is now operated by a private firm.