Popular Attractions in shan

Buffalo Market

Buffalo Market

The Buffalo Market is situated on the left side of the road leaving Kyaing Tong for Taunggyi. This market is unique for buying and selling of the hardy buffaloes used for farming and transportation and also for meat and milk.
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Chinese Monastery

Chinese Monastery

This Monastery, built in 1999, is situated around 2km from the border of Myanmar and Thailand. The Chinese Monastery is the largest and the most beautiful in Tachileik.
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Colonial Buildings in Kalaw

Colonial Buildings in Kalaw

Kalaw is one of the hill stations during the British’s colonial time. Many colonial buildings such as houses, hospital, golf course, tennis ground, Anglican Church can be seen around Kalaw.
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Eng Village

Eng Village

Nant Lin Taung is a hilly village resided by Eng nationals. Only 13 miles (21km) from the north of Kyaing Tong in Eastern Shan State in Myanmar. The Eng Nationals have a love for black teeth and tobacco chewing and they earn their living by farming and hunting.
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Five Days Market

Five Days Market

A Five Day Market is one of the attractive tourist experiences in Shan State where the different ethnic nationals sell their daily farm products like vegetables, fish, flowers, fruits and so on. This kind of shopping is unique to this place and naturally brings pleasure to many shoppers from the area and from far.
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Floating Gardens

Floating Gardens

The native people, In-Thars, grow vegetables on floating islands which are collection of floating weed and water hyacinth. These floating islands can be cut, dragged by boats and ever be sold like a piece of land. Floating gardens can be found mostly in Kaylar, Inchan and Zayatgyi villages.
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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.
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Golden Triangle Golf Club

Golden Triangle Golf Club

Golden Triangle Golf Club has 18 holes with total range of 6554 yards and is located on the mountain side just on the outskirt of Kyaing Tong – the City of the East.
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Gon Shan Village

Gon Shan Village

It is located about 20 minutes drive from Kyaing Tong. You can reach Gon Shan village and see remarkable long houses.
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Ho Nam Monastery

Ho Nam Monastery

Ho Nam monastery is situated on the way to Tarlay Lang Tong Buddha Image and you can pay homage to the relics of Buddha and very big Buddha Image.
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Ho Pone

Ho Pone

Ho Pone is believed to be an ancient town and the residents are mainly Shan and Pa-O. It is located 12 miles (19km) away from Taunggyi on the way to Hten San Cave. The most famous religious site is the Shwechanthar Pagoda and Ho Pone pond is also a beautiful spot.
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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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Hsipaw

Hsipaw

Hsipaw is an ancient Shan town, the local capital of a Shan principality of the same name which according to its legendary history goes back to year 58 B.C. It is said to have been founded by Sao Hkun Hkam Saw, the fourth son of the Sawbwa (Saohpa) of Mong Mao named Sao Hkun Lai. The Myanmar (Burma) people pronounce the name as Thibaw and the last king of Myanmar, King Thibaw (1875-85 AD) got his name from this town. Hispaw has a large local market in the center of the town, with cinemas, small guest houses and restaurants near the bus stands. The old wooden traditional Haw, Palace of the Sawbwa is at the northern end of the town and the main pagoda, the Maha Myatmuni Phaya is right at the southern end. The roads are parallel to the Namtu or Dokhtawaddy River with its clear, cool waters against a backdrop of hill and mountains.
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Htam Pagoda

Htam Pagoda

20km far from Taunggyi, located at Hti Han village, and on the way to Kakku Pagoda. There are about 200 pagodas which dated to 17th Century AD and inside are the Buddha images of several sizes.
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Hten San Cave

Hten San Cave

Hten San Cave is located 26 miles (42km) from Taunggyi, the capital city of Shan State; and 10 miles (16km) from Hopone city. It is a natural limestone cave at 1800 meter above sea level.
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Inle Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Inle Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Inle Lake Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland sanctuary and located in Nyaung Shwe, Pinlaung and Peh Kon Townships of Southern Shan State. It covers an area of 642.32 square miles (1663.51km2) and was established in 1985. This sanctuary is to conserve and protect natural vegetation, wetland birds and fresh water fishes in Inlay Sanctuary.
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Jom Kham Monastery

Jom Kham Monastery

It is one of the old monasteries situated in Kyaing Tong. You can see many ancient Buddha images inside the monastery.
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Jom Kham Pagoda

Jom Kham Pagoda

Jom Kham or Jom Taung Pagoda is situated in Kyaing Tong. It was built over 1100 years ago. Sacred hair relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined in it.
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Kabar Aye Pagoda

Kabar Aye Pagoda

The Pagoda was built during 11th Century and located 21km east of Kyaing Tong, the capital city of the Golden Triangle Region. In dedication to “World Peace“, the Pagoda is also named Kaba Aye which has the same meaning.
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Kakku Pagodas

Kakku Pagodas

Kakku Pagodas are Asia's largest and most spectacular wonders. The Pagoda complex has over 2,400 stupas with origins dating back many centuries. Kakku is about 33 miles (53km) from Taunggyi, Shan State.
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Kalaw

Kalaw

Kalaw stands 1320 meter above sea level on the western edge of the Shan Plateau. It is 70km west of Taunggyi, about halfway along the Thazi-Taunggyi road. This was a popular hill station in the British days and it is still a peaceful and quiet place. It is also pleasantly cool and a good place for hiking amid gnarled pines, bamboo groves and rugged mountain scenes.
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Kalaw Trekking

Kalaw Trekking

There are many good "local" guides in Kalaw that can lead you and introduce you to all the diversity that trail has to offer. if you are with a local family guide, that wonderful countryside and its effervescent people welcome you as only Myanmar can. So, put Kalaw on your itinerary, and enjoy your trip, and if there is anything that I might be able to help you with as you prepare to go please do not hesitate to ask.
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Kaylar Village

Kaylar Village

This village is located in the middle part of Inle Lake and famous for its floating gardens. The villagers mainly live on fishing and farming. On the floating gardens, they mostly grow tomatoes and some of them grow peas, chilies and flowers.
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Khaung Daing Hot Spring

Khaung Daing Hot Spring

Khaung Daing Hot Spring, located 27 miles (43km) west of Taunggyi, the capital of Shan State of Myanmar is famous for visitors to take pleasure in the beautiful landscape around it.
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Khaung Daing Village

Khaung Daing Village

Khaung Daing is the native village on the northwestern shore of the Inlay Lake in Shan State. It is known for its production of soybean cakes and noodles. There are some interesting Shan style temples just outside the village. A little north of Khaung Daing is the Khaung Daing Hot Spring.
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Kyaing Tong

Kyaing Tong

Kyaing Tong is the capital city of the Golden Triangle area near the border of China, Thailand and Laos. The town is surrounded by beautiful forests and mountains, offering travelers with trekking experience and a chance to visit the remote villages. Built by Mongrai Chief in 1243 AD, Kyaing Tong is 456km far from Taunggyi and 163km from Tachileik.There are regular flights from Yangon to Kyaing Tong. Visitors coming from Thailand are allowed to cross into this border town with border passes. Tachileik is also a border crossing point through which visitors from Thailand come to Myanmar. Regular air services are available between Heho, Mandalay, Tachileik and Yangon.
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Kyaing Tong Central Market

Kyaing Tong Central Market

The Market is located in downtown Kyaing Tong, which is the ancient capital of eastern Shan State. The Market brings down from the surrounding mountains many ethnic villagers wearing their traditional and colorful dresses to exchange goods.
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Kyauk Phyu Gyi Buddha Image

Kyauk Phyu Gyi Buddha Image

The Pagoda Image is just one km south of Nyaung Shwe, facing the east in Nanthe village which is inhabited by Intha people.
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Lang Taung Pagoda

Lang Taung Pagoda

This pagoda is situated 60km from Tachileik and 15km from Tarlay. You can see Myanmar-Thai architecture.
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Lashio

Lashio

Capital of the northern Shan State, major settlement is Shan and Chinese being bordering with Yunan province of China. The famous Burma Road built by the British before the War, interests with Ledo Road leading into the Yunnan province.The highlight about this trip is to enjoy the most spectaculars scenic views of the Shan plateau traveling one way by winding road with elbow crossing hilly drive and the other way by train with twisting and turning hilly trek. Crossing over historic Gokehtaik viaduct will be an unforgettable experience. There is a hot spa near Lashio which is always crowded with local pilgrimages to enjoy the nature warmed both of they believe bathing here will purify body and mind.
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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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Loi Mwe Catholic Church

Loi Mwe Catholic Church

This Church was built in 1929. You can experience sightseeing of Loi Mwe Lake in the surrounding of Loi Mwe village.
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Loi Mwe Village

Loi Mwe Village

It takes about one and half hour drive from Kyaing Tong. The hill top place is filled with peaceful surroundings and you can have a look at old British Colonial Governor’s Houses and old churches. You can also see many hillside cultivations surrounding Loi Mwe village.
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Loimwe

Loimwe

Loimwe, 38 km from Kyaing Tong, used to be the headquarters of the British District Commissioner during the colonial period. This 'hill station' features a number of old colonial buildings and a century-old Catholic church. The main attraction is the scenery on the ascent to Loimwe, as you pass through forests, terraced rice fields and past a lake.
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Lwe Tain Khan Standing Buddha Image

Lwe Tain Khan Standing Buddha Image

This Buddha Image is located on top of Lwe Tain Khan hill. The 82ft (25m) high standing Buddha Image lends a certain dignity to Muse. The Image was consecrated in 2005, organized by the venerable monks and high officials.
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Mansu Pagoda

Mansu Pagoda

Located on a hill to the western side of Theinni Road, Shan State and it is over 250 years old.
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Mine Thauk Market

Mine Thauk Market

Located on the east bank of Inlay Lake. Mine Thauk Market day is one of the important 5-day markets in the region. On the market day, hill tribes nearby and the local people gather at the market place. They bring to sell their products such as vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, charoots, local dries, local food, souvenirs for tourist and so on. Their custom and dress can also be observed.
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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.
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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.
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Montawa Cave

Montawa Cave

It is situated 2 miles (3km) west of Taunggyi and accessible by car. Being on the wall of the mountain, it is a long deep cave with narrow entrance. There are about 1000 Buddha images inside the cave. There are no evidences to prove how long and how deep it is.
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Morning Market (Tachileik)

Morning Market (Tachileik)

The Morning Market is located half km from border checkpoint of Myanmar and Thailand. It is one of the tourist attractions in Tachileik, usually opened from 6 am to 1 pm. The Hill Tribes attired in their traditional costumes are also the attractions in the market.
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Mukayong Village

Mukayong Village

The village is situated on the way between Taunggyi and Ho Pone. The villagers can grow vegetables all the year round because of the existence of many natural springs there.
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Muse

Muse

Muse, a small town on the banks of the Shweli River, is the main border gateway between Myanmar and Yunnan Province (China). Located 247 miles (398km) far from Mandalay and 190 km from Lashio, it is a bustling trading center. Namkham and Kyukoke are nearby border towns. There are many car lines from Mandalay to Muse.
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Mway Taw Kat Ku Pagoda

Mway Taw Kat Ku Pagoda

Kakku Pagoda is thought to have been built in the 16th century but was only recently uncovered after being hidden for centuries in the wooded hills south of the town of Taunggyi. The pagoda consists of about one square kilometer of land crammed with more than 2000 stupas. It can be reached via Taunggyi or during dry season, you can make a trekking tour directly over the mountains from Inle Lake.
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Mya Sein Taung Pagoda

Mya Sein Taung Pagoda

The pagoda was built on the hill to the north-east of Taunggyi in 1962. The stupa has a height of 27ft (8m) and the Buddha statue inside is 9ft 9in (3m) high. It is the bronze statue and the weight is 1800 vises. The mountain being situated 5000ft (1524m) above sea level, beautiful northern view of Taunggyi can be seen from the top of it.
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Myin Ma Hti Cave

Myin Ma Hti Cave

The winding complex of natural caves and tunnels is filled to bursting point with Buddha Images in an astonishing variety of shapes and sizes. The Myin Ma Hti cave is 1028ft (313m) long from the entrance.
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Nann Khan Pagoda

Nann Khan Pagoda

It is located near Nam Khan beside Muse-Nam Khan Road. It was said to be built by King Anawrahta. 120ft (36m) high original stupa had been renovated in 1780. There is also a 42ft (13m) long reclining Buddha Image.
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National Races Village

National Races Village

It is located near Muse-Nam Khan Road, 1.3 miles (2km) far from Muse. The village provides a glimpse of the traditional live of Myanmar national races, such as Myanmar village, Kayin village, Padaung village and Palaung village. Houses are built in the traditional way.
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Natural Garden

Natural Garden

This Garden is situated on the Nam Khan hill. The hill top offers unforgettable sunset views of the city. There has an entertainment hall. Sometime it is celebrated with traditional performing dance such as padaung, toenaya (Chinese Dragon) and Kanayar (kayar)
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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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Nee Paya (Bamboo Buddha Image)

Nee Paya (Bamboo Buddha Image)

It lies in Pinmagon Monastery of Pinmagon Village, Kalaw Township, south of Shan State. It was estimated to be established in First Inn-wa Period over 500 years ago. It is eight feet four inches high. It is noted for its longevity, its prevention of fire, and its wish granting powers.
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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.
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Nyaung Shwe

Nyaung Shwe

It is a town a few kilometers north of Inle Lake in the Shan State of Myanmar. It is located south of Sakangyi and southwest of Taunggyi. Bawrithat Pagoda lies in the southern part of the town. Nyaung Shwe is the tourist hub for visiting Inle Lake and Inlay Lake Wetland Sanctuary. It consists of one main thoroughfare with numerous side streets and a few parallel roads. The main street has numerous shops, several restaurants, a few stupas, travel agencies and a market (located behind the storefronts). Near the end of this road, a bridge crosses the river channel near an impressive mirror-tiled stupa. The town serves as a marina for the numerous long boats carrying tourists into the lake. The lake itself is located a few kilometers south through a river channel. Nyaung Shwe can be reached by bus, car, or by plane via the airport in Heho, located about a one-hour drive away.
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Nyaung Shwe Cultural Museum

Nyaung Shwe Cultural Museum

Splendid Royal Palace of Shan Saw Bwar (chieftain) reconstructed in 1924 in the place of old palace burnt by fire.
Museum
Nyaung Shwe Market

Nyaung Shwe Market

5-day market, opened only on every 5th day, is very interesting spot for tourists. Women from various hill tribes who live in the Inlay region come to sell their home crafts, products, fruits and vegetables in this market.
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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.
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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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Pa-O Village

Pa-O Village

Most of the Pa-O tribes live around southern Shan State and there are many Pa-O villages in Shan State. They live on agriculture and especially they grow cigar leaves, garlic, wheat and peas.
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Palaung Village

Palaung Village

It takes two hours (short way) or four hours through the hills to the village of the Palaung tribe from Kalaw . At first a steep track leads down into a narrow valley where the Palaung cultivate cheroot. tea. damsons and mangoes on the hill. Some of the people in this village live in the traditional long houses: a stilt establishment long enough to house five or six families to a house. Some others live in single family dwellings.
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Pawri That Pagoda

Pawri That Pagoda

The pagoda was built by Shan Chief-Si Sanpa in 600 years ago. It is located on the way to Nyaung Shwe. The original stupa was built by Bamboo mats. Pagoda festival is held every year in full moon day of Tabaung (March).
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Pha Lian Monastery

Pha Lian Monastery

This monastery is situated in Kyaing Tong. You can observe the donations to Buddha by locals and study monk’s practices and learn Buddha’s literature.
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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda

Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda

The Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda is situated in Inlay Lake in Shan State. One of the most dazzling and magical places in Asia. Is is a famous principal shrines in Myanmar and it houses five small Buddha images.
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Pindaya

Pindaya

Pindaya is a quiet town perched on the bank of the placid Pone Ta lote Lake. The Pindaya cave, containing thousands of Buddha images, is one of the interesting destinations in Inlay region.
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Pindaya Cave

Pindaya Cave

The ancient caves are about one mile southwest of the town, and can be reached by car. Except for the young and energetic, the best way is to go leisurely be horsecart to the foot of the hills, reserving your energy for the 200 steps up the covered stairway eading to the cave entrance and for exploring the huge meandering maze made up of numerous caves.
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Pone Ta Lote Lake (Pindaya)

Pone Ta Lote Lake (Pindaya)

It is situated in Pindaya, Shan State and 3880 feet (1183m) above sea level. While visit Shwe U Min Cave, one can see the beauty of that lake. Nearby because of the old and huge Banyan trees, the beauty of landscape is more attracted.
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Pyadalin Cave

Pyadalin Cave

Pyadalin prehistoric cave is situated on the western slope of Shan State, Ywangan township, Pindaya district, Southern Shan State. This cave was firstly discovered in 1960. The rock paintings are seen in the cave.
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R.C.M Catholic Church

R.C.M Catholic Church

Pyin Oo Lwin iRoman Catholic Mission (R.C.M) Church is located in Kyaing Tong, the capital city of Golden Triangle Region. It is an ancient Roman Catholic Church, uniquely beautiful and different from the other churches.
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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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Sagar Village

Sagar Village

Sagar is a ruined royal capital with ancient monasteries and pagodas at the southern end of Inle Lake. It was built in 1479 and the population is about 1300.
People Tribes
Satuyatha Thumingala Pagoda

Satuyatha Thumingala Pagoda

It was built in 1990 and you can see Loi Mwe Lake and experience sightseeing on the hill.
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Saw Mon Hla Pagoda

Saw Mon Hla Pagoda

Saw Mon Hla Pagoda is located in Sel Leun village near Muse - Nan Khan road. This pagoda was built in 1933 in Sel Leun village; native of Queen Saw Mon Hla who was the daughter of Chieftain Sel Leun Setsagphonepha and Queen of the famous king Anawrahta of Bagan.
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Shan State Cultural Museum

Shan State Cultural Museum

It displays colourful costumes, weapons, musical instruments and old photos of various tribes of Shan State. To observe the culture of Shan, this museum is the starter to delve deeper.
Museum
Shwe Indein Pagoda

Shwe Indein Pagoda

Indein is one of the small villages of Inlay Lake located on the western bank of the lake. A Buddha Image has been enshrined at a whitewashed stupa, which is on the summit of a hill. Below the stupa around the hill are cluster of hundreds of ancient stupas.
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Shwe Oo Min Paya
hwe Oo Min Pagoda is nestled not at the mouth of a cave, but within it. While one would think that with space being somewhat limited within a cave, there would be some reservation as to how many statues should be put inside. However, enthusiasm prevailed, and the cavern walls and passages of Shwe Oo Min are covered by row after row of golden Buddha statues. What is particularly fascinating is that the limestone cave complex that houses Shwe Oo Min is entirely natural, with very little engineering being done to widen or modify the passages beyond what is required for safety and lighting. The best time to visit the cave pagoda is during the early part of March, when pilgrims and casual visitors alike flock to it for its annual festival. The base of the hill that the complex sits within becomes covered in small tents and stalls selling everything from food to cheroots (the Southeast Asian equivalent of a cigar). Expect the stalls to be flanked by performances by the various peoples of the Shan State, adding a carnival's flair to the five-day celebration
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Shwe Phone Pwint Pagoda

Shwe Phone Pwint Pagoda

Shwe Phone Pwint Pagoda is situated on the top of the mountain east of the city. From there one can see the panoramic view of Taunggyi. It is about 10 minutes drive or 40 minutes walk from the city.
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Shwe U Min Pagoda

Shwe U Min Pagoda

Set inside a natural cave dripping with golden Buddha statues, Shwe U Min Pagoda is about half a mile south-west of the Kalaw Market.
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Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery

Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery

The Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, just outside Nyaung Shwe, is a fascinating wooden monastery built in the early 19th Century. It is a very interesting red painted teak wood building with oval windows, and richly decorated with mosaics and golden ornaments.
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Shwedagon Pagoda (The Replica)

Shwedagon Pagoda (The Replica)

Shwedagon Pagoda (The replica) is located 1km from the friendship Bridge of Myanmar and Thailand in Tachileik. It was built in 1988 with 108ft (33m) high and it is also good view point to see the panoramic view of Tachileik and Mai Sai (border Town of Thailand).
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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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Sin Khaung Monastery

Sin Khaung Monastery

It is situated at Sin Khaung quarter, at the foot of the Pindaya caves mountain. It is built by wood, traditional Shan style and 200 years old. There are old bamboo weaving Buddha images and bronze statues inside the monastery.
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Tachileik

Tachileik

Located on the Myanmar - Thai border in the eastern Shan State, is a gateway to the heart of the Golden Triangle. The Friendship Bridge across the small Mae Sai stream links Tachileik with the northern Thai border town of Mae Sai. You can fly direct from Yangon to Tachileik in an hour. There is a ferry-landing site at Wanpon port on the Mekong River at the Myanmar - Laos border, 29 km from Tachileik. The road from Tachileik to Kyaing Tong is good and it takes only 3 hours by car to get there.
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