Yangon Zoo is situated close Kandawgyi Garden. the Zoo is noted for its accumulation of wild creatures. verdure which has been gathered throughout the years since it was opened in 1906. Yangon Zoological Gardens was set up in 1901 with the general population gift of 240.000 Kyats.
The development began at the present site in the wake of clearing 61 sections of land of virgin soil. yet, the primary accumulation of wild creatures started since 1882 regarding the Phayre's Museum which was then arranged at the present site of the Yangon General Hospital. The gathered creatures were moved slowly to their new fenced in areas.