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Central Railway Station

Central Railway Station

Nay Pyi Taw Railway Station was opened at milepost No.233/0, between Ywataw Station and Kyihtaunggan Station on the Yangon-Mandalay railroad with a station area.
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China Town

China Town

The Chinatown of Yangon lies west of the Sule Pagoda which is located in the centre of downtown Yangon. Every afternoon, hawkers with garlic fried chili crabs, steamed dim sum and straw baskets full of strawberries set up their shop around the Guanyin temple, bracing themselves for the onrush of evening strollers.The foods that can be found on the streets of Chinatown are the strongest statement of a unique Chinese identity in Myanmar’s largest and most ethnically mixed city.
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Dipakaya Temple

Dipakaya Temple

This temple was built in 1892. It is made up of nine roofs decorated with old Mon-Myanmar architecture handiwork. Moreover, it has two interesting standing Buddha images. These images are made with each log.
Historical Sites Others Religious Sites
Dried Fish Making

Dried Fish Making

On the way to Kyaikhtiyo is Pyinpongyi village which is near Bago. This is the place to observe how fish is dried in a traditional way.
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Elephant Camp

Elephant Camp

This Elephant Camp near Ngwe Saung is 32km from the riverbank of Pathein. For the visitors, the camp has well-trained elephants to conduct elephant riding program in the forest.
Ecotoursim Others Nature Reserve Adventure
Examination in recitation of Buddhist Scriptures

Examination in recitation of Buddhist Scriptures

The religious (Buddhist) examinations are usually held during the month of Na Yone (June). Since the time of the Myanmar Kings, the religious examinations for the novices and monks were held in the court yard annually including written test and viva voice. Nowadays the religious examinations were held for and wide all over the country.
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Gem Emporium

Gem Emporium

The Myanmar Gem Emporium is hosted regularly in Nay Pyi Taw where the gem sales and auctions have brought honor to the capital city.
Shopping Markets Others
Gold Leaf Workshop
Pretty much all of the gold leaf applied to Buddha images by devotees in Myanmar comes from a small area of Mandalay. There are about fifty gold leaf workshops, many of them based in homes, in the blocks around 36th Street, just east of the railway line. It is possible to watch the hammerers at work an discover the process of turning a 12g piece of gold into hundreds of sheets, each just 0.0003mm thick. The shops sell gold leaf and a few other souvenirs, but there?s no pressure to buy.
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Gold Smith & Silver Smith Workshop

Gold Smith & Silver Smith Workshop

Producing gold and silver ware is a long tradition of Myanmar. Ywa-ma village which is located 12km away from Nyaung Shwe is well known for its gold and silver ware.
People Tribes Others Activities
Hnin Si Gone Home for Aged

Hnin Si Gone Home for Aged

Hnin Si Gone Home for Aged is located on Kabar Aye Pagoda Road in Bahan Township, Yangon. Built in 1955 (the original one was set up by Daw Oo Zun in Yangon), this place is meant for the elderly people who have no family support and lack financial resources to take care of themselves. So far 240 elders, the highest number in the country are given accommodation here.
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Hot Spring Spa

Hot Spring Spa

The Nay Pyi Taw Hot Spring Spa is situated on a 55 acre land near Taungkya Village at milepost No.29/5 on Nay Pyi Taw-Pinlaung Road. The temperature of the hot springs at noon range between 75° C and 98° C, the right temperature to boil chicken eggs, quail eggs and potatoes. Solar lamps are used at night and the additional enjoyments are the four elephants for the visitors to ride on.
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Hot-Air Balloon Festival

Hot-Air Balloon Festival

Hot-Air Balloon Festival held every November in Taunggyi. It is commonly called the Taunggyi Tazaungdaing Festival. One can watch scores of giant paper animals being inflated and floated off into the sky. The competitions run during the day and at night when the sky is colorfully illuminated with hot-air balloons.
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Kahtain Ceremony (Yangon and throughout the country)

Kahtain Ceremony (Yangon and throughout the country)

Special robes and other offerings for monks who had kept the lent for three months, from the Full Moon of Wazo (July) to the first Wanning Moon of Thadingyut (October), were offered in the Kahtain Ceremony. Kahtain Ceremony could be held during the time of one month ending on the Full Moon Day of Tazaungmon. Kahtain ceremony could be held individually, collectively and organizationally.
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Leg Rowers Running Race

Leg Rowers Running Race

Unique Leg Rower’s Running Race can be seen in Inlay lake, Southern Shan State of Myanmar, especially during the Inlay Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda festival, as one of the attractive events in this region.
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Mingun Home for the Aged

Mingun Home for the Aged

It was founded by Daw Oo Zun when she herself reached senior age in 1915 with a view of looking after homeless and those in need of care and comfort. It is the first home for the aged established in Myanmar.
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Mogok

Mogok

Mogok is a city in the Mandalay Region of Myanmar, located 200km north of Mandalay and 148km north-east of Shwe Bo. It is also known as the Land of Gems. Mogok Ruby is a renowned gem in the world.
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Mong La (Mailar)

Mong La (Mailar)

Located on the Myanmar – China border can be reached from Kyaing Tong by road (2 ½ hours). Mong La is a flourishing town where the border trade, especially the tourist industry is booming. Tourist across the border pour in daily to do shopping, see the highly popular elephant circus and crocodile show or just to relax at a pleasant picnic site surrounded by emerald green mountains.
Adventure People Tribes Others
Mong Ma Village

Mong Ma Village

Mong Ma village is situated near Mong La, eastern Shan State and you can observe traditional Long houses and life styles of local people in this village.
Adventure Others People Tribes
Moustache Brothers
It is a mixture of satire, burlesque and dance show by the Moustache Brothers and their family. In a small shop set with plastic chairs and a small stage, the show that is presented is part comedy routine, part dance and part political. Much of the comedy was dated and the dances were average but the political comments were interesting in that it showed just how far the country has come from the days when it would have been unheard of to criticize the government. The dancers were a family group and it is good to see that they are trying to keep some of the history of the country alive.
Others Activities
Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC)

Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC)

It is located on 16 acres of land with 312, 000 square feet in Zabuthiri Township, Nay Pyi Taw. It was built by the People’s Republic of China and completed on 15 March 2010.
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Myanmar Traditional High Jump Game (Throughout Myanmar)

Myanmar Traditional High Jump Game (Throughout Myanmar)

High jump game is one of the Myanmar traditional sports. It has been played by Myanmar children (es-pecially girls) since many years ago. It still can be seen throughout the country, mostly in rural areas.
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Myanmar Traditional Performing Arts Competition

Myanmar Traditional Performing Arts Competition

Myanmar Traditional Performing Arts Competitions are annually held in Nay Pyi Taw with the aim of ensuring emergence of new generations of artists and musicians who work for uplifting national prestige and integrity as well as safeguarding cultural heritage and national character.
Activities Others People Tribes
Nat Festival (Spirit-Festival)

Nat Festival (Spirit-Festival)

It's celebrated throughout Myanmar.Nat Festival illuminates the still active cult of the thirty seven nats in Myanmar. Nats are powerful spirits, hard to placate and easily upset, that can be bestowed both good fortune and bad luck on their followers. The cult has numerous devotees, shrines and annual festivals of particular nats.
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Naung Tong Lake

Naung Tong Lake

This lake lies in the centre of the Kyaing Tong, the city of east in Shan State, and it had been known that it covered the whole city once. It is a Historical legendary Lake.
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Nay Pyi Taw International Airport

Nay Pyi Taw International Airport

It is located 16km south of Nay Pyi Taw and opened in December 2011. This new airport is designed to handle 2 million domestic travelers and 3 million international travelers. The airport can also handle up to 3.5 million passengers and 65,000 flights per year. The gateway will be Myanmar’s third international airport after the airports in Yangon and Mandalay.
Heritages & Landmarks Others
Nga Ka Pwe Taung (Dragon Lake)
The area has the interesting distinction of being a body of water that frequently bubbles up with butane. While strange, it is not unexpected in a part of Myanmar that is known for its reserves of oil and natural gas.
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Nga Phe Chaung Monastery (Jumping Cat Monastery)

Nga Phe Chaung Monastery (Jumping Cat Monastery)

Nga Phe Chaung Monastery is an attractive wooden monastery built on stilts over the lake at the end of the 1850s. Cats living at that monastery jump through hoops. The monastery is also known for a collection of old Myanmar’s Buddha images from different areas that are worth seeing.
Others Religious Sites
One Tree Hill

One Tree Hill

One prominent Landmark of Kyaing Tong is the One Tree hill. This is a Kanyin Phyu Tree (Dipterocarpus Alatus) growing on top of the Soam Mom Hill on the outskirt of the city. It stands alone on the hill so that how the name was given. It is nearby downtown area of Kyaing Tong and planted in 1753, which is 218ft (66m) height.
Heritages & Landmarks Others
Or Yaw Village

Or Yaw Village

Or Yaw is a quarter of Pindaya and the main business of the native people is agriculture. On the other hand they enjoy pottery and handicrafts making. They produce water pot, flower vases and toys for children.
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Padaung Village

Padaung Village

Padaung means long neck in the Shan language. The Padaungs ethnically belong to the larger Kayin race and their fixed abodes are to be found scattered in the area between the Kayah State, east of Taungoo and Southern Shan State. Some inhabit in the plains of the basin of the Paunglaung River which are also part of the Kayah State, east of Pyinmana.
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Pho Win Hills

Pho Win Hills

The hills have probably been occupied since the dawn of human habitation in Myanmar; to the south - west lies the Pon Daung Pon Nya mountain range, where the fossilised remains of Pontaung Men’s may have lived 30 million years ago were found.
Hiking Others
Red Mountain Wine Factory & Garden

Red Mountain Wine Factory & Garden

This factory is located on the way to Ming Thauk village, Nyaung Shwe Township and was established in 2005. 150 acres grape garden has been began planting since 2003. The factory produces 4 kinds of red wine and 4 kinds of white wine.
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Sand Pagoda Festival (Throughout the country)

Sand Pagoda Festival (Throughout the country)

One of the traditional festivals of the month Tabaung (March) is the festival of the pagoda or stupa on the broad sand banks along the river of the locality. It falls on the full moon day of the month, Tabaung. During the Pagoda festival, there are shopping malls where the visitors from adjacent villages buy and sell. The free shows of Theatrical troupes, dancing troupe and marionette troupe are engaged.
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Shwe Gu Ni Pagoda

Shwe Gu Ni Pagoda

The Shwe Gu Ni Pagoda is located about 20 miles (32km) east of Monywa. The Buddha image in the pagoda is offered (stick) by gold foils and the face of the Buddha image could not be made out very easily. Typical black and gold lacquerware from nearby Kyaukka is the pagoda festival’s specialty.
Religious Sites People Tribes Others
Shwe Kyin Paya Gyi Pagoda

Shwe Kyin Paya Gyi Pagoda

This pagoda of Shwe Kyin, a town in Bago Region is famous for its festival, the candles floating along the Shwe Kyin River annually in Thadingyut, Myanmar month, which coincides with October.
Sightseeing Religious Sites Others
Shwe Myitzu Pagoda (Mohnyin)

Shwe Myitzu Pagoda (Mohnyin)

It lies on the sandbank named Linlon about 1,500 feet (457m) from the west bank of Indawgyi Lake in Mohnyin Township, Kachin State. The height was over 15ft (5m). Further renovations brought the height to 50ft (15m) with a base about 39ft 10ins (12m). The pagoda was built with different terraces each adorned with stone statues. A festival is celebrated there every March.
Others Religious Sites
Shweli Suspension Bridge

Shweli Suspension Bridge

It is situated on Muse-Nam Khan Road, 23 miles (37km) far from Muse. It was opened in 2009. The bridge is 600ft (183m) long and 24ft (7m) wide. The panoramic view of the bridge is surrounded by the most significant mountain ranges with evergreen forest and Shweli River.
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Stone Carvers Road
Mandalay is full of craft businesses and many of them are still operating very traditionally. This unique place is along the Sagaing-Mandalay road where skilled stone craftsmen chip and polish slabs of marble into the most delicate Buddha statues of different sizes. And templates or sketches of any kind are used very rarely there. The whole area is full of white dust from the marble slab so bring your face mask along with you.
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