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Highlight of Myanmar

Yangon
Mandalay
Bagan
Inle
Mrauk U

Others Destinations

Bago
Kyeik Hti Yoe
Monywa
Mawlamyaing
Pyin Oo Lwin
Mt Popa

Tribe & Trekking

Putao
Kyaing Tong
Pindaya
Kalaw
Mt Victoria

Nature & Bird

Hlaw-gar
Myaing-hay-won
Moeyungyi
Nat-ma taung

Beaches

Ngapali Beach
Ngwe Saung Beach

 

 

Pyin Oo Lwin

Attraction
 

  The town is located 67 km (2 hours drive) east of Mandalay on the Shan plateau, 1070 m above sea level. As Colonel May had temporarily stationed in the original Shan village in 1887, it is named as May’ town. It became hill station of British later. The Myanmar government renamed it as Pyin Oo Lwin in 1989.

The beautiful town is also known as “the city of flowers” as flower bloom all year round and it is centre of country’s principle flowers. Chrysanthemum, aster and gladiolus are mainly grown in Pyin Oo Lwin.

The Famous Attraction of Pyin Oo Lwin

National Botanical Garden
National Botanical Garden is first established in 1915. It has 514 species of indigenous trees, 75 bamboo species, 300 species of orchids, 75 species of crotons, 25 rose species, 6 lily species and more other species on 177 hectare land.

Medicine plants for traditional medicine are also grown. One can see some wild animals and birds in specific place in this garden as well as the butterfly museum and fossils museum.

A Ni Sa Khan waterfall
Nice small waterfall, 8 km before Pyin Oo Lwin, about 45 minutes hike to reach there.

Peik Chin Myaing Cave
located east of Pyin Oo Lwin with 600 m long path inside the cave, which house to the Buddha statues along the path.

Mahar Ank-htoo-kan-thar Pagoda:
Famous modern pagoda among the local Buddhist in very nice surrounding.

The Purcell tower in the town centre, Colourful Chinese temple, Old church with bell tower, nice colonial houses are attractive to the visitors. It is a worth visit to experience the very pleasant atmosphere.

 

 
 


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