DESTINATION IN MAWLAMYINE
The capital of Mon-state, the fourth biggest city
of Myanmar is Mawlamyine. It situated at the gulf of
Mottama, 45 km from the sea. Sightseeing’s in
Mawlamyine are Kyaikthanlan pagoda, Uzena Pagoda,
monastery of Queen Seindone.
One of the wonder of Myanmar is Kyaikhtiyo
Pagoda, which is located on shaky massive gilded
Rock and called the Golden Rock pagoda. It is about
170 km away from Yangon. The Golden Rock is on the
top of a cliff that is 3500 ft high above sea level.
An original hair of Buddha was enshrined inside the
Golden Rock. And you can see the Golden Rock
sometimes shaking when the wind blows heavily, since
the Rock is naturally situated on the tip of the
There are so many interesting places around
Mawlamyine such as Thanphuzayat which is 34km from
Mawlamyine and there is an Allied War Memorial
Cemetery and Kyaikkhami pagoda.
Dawei, Myeik and
Tanintharyi are also the famous towns on Taninthayi
It is the capital of Kayin State and generally,
the local people are Kayins. Around Hpa-an, a
visitor can make excursion to Mt Zwegabin, Saddan
Cave, Kawgun Cave, Kyauk Kalap (a tall finger of
sheer of Rock) .