Karaweik Palace

In the Month of Tagu (March-April) 1972, assembled craftsmen, U Ngeh Hlaing and U Myat Thin, skilled in plasterwork and wood carving, began construction of Karaweik Palace.

Karaweik Palace is situated in the Kandawgyi Park Compound. The building was built in the form of Royal Barge, right in the heart of the Yangon City and facing to the magnificent Shwe Dagon Pagoda, this place meant to the people who take their leisure time to be joyful with the natural scenery, enchanted view of the Shwe Dagon Pagoda and to be seen the 10 Arts of Myanmar Culture.

Karaweik Palace is not only a landmark of Yangon City but also the whole Myanmar Country. The image of Karaweik is used for Royal places as Myanmar Cultural brand, we would see it on the former Myanmar currency 10 kyats note and also use this image as brand logo by local companies.

Karaweik Palace serves authentic Myanmar Cusine with cultural performance every evening from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Karaweik Palace is the ideal place which will take you to a cultural journey into the genuine Myanmar folkloric tradition with authentic Myanmar cuisine, music and traditional dance performance.

Karaweik Palace is 4.7 Km far from Pyay Garden Residence and takes about 12 minute – drive to get there from the Residence.