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Destination in Myanmar - PYIN OO LWIN
 

Pyin U Lwin or Pyin Oo Lwin , formerly Maymyo is a scenic hill town in Mandalay Division, Myanmar, located in the Shan Highland, some 67 kilometers (42 mi) east of Mandalay, and at an altitude of 1070 meters (3510 ft).The town began as a military outpost established near a small Shan village with two dozen households situated on the Lashio-Mandalay trail between Nawnghkio and Mandalay.

 

NATIONAL KANDAWGYI BOTANICAL GARDENS

The National Kandawgyi Botanical Gardens, formerly National Botanical Gardens) is a 177 hectare botanical garden located in the Alpine town of Pyin U Lwin (formerly Maymyo), Burma, situated at an elevation of 1000 metres (3,605 ft) and 69 km (43 mi) by road from Mandalay.It was first established in 1915 as the Maymyo Botanical Gardens by Alex Roger, a Forest Officer.

 

PEIK CHIN MYAUNG (MAHA NANDAMU CAVE)

The cave is near Wetwun village 12 miles east of the town and it is three miles south of the village, easily accessible by car. The cave is at the entrance to the Peik Chin Myaung ravine, with many beautiful springs. When the rocks in the cave began to form, the place was under seawater. 

 

MAHA ANTHTOO KANTHAR PAGODA

This pagoda was not planned, but just came to be. The reason for this is that 3 marble Buddha figures made in Mandalay were being transported to their planned home in China. On this journey one of the Buddha figures fell from the lorry and could not be reloaded due to its weight.

 

PWE KAUK FALL

Pwe Kauk Fall is about 8km from town. It is also called Hampshire Falls in British times. It's a very pleasant picnic spot.