Cities

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Yangon City, Yangon Division
Myanmars largest city and commercial hub. Top sights include the towering Shwedagon Pagoda, free walking tours, colonial architecture and evening dining at the roadside stalls near Yangon’s Chinatown. more…

Hpa-an City, Kayin State
Hpa-an is home to the Karen myanmar’s second largest ethnic group, the city itslf is not particually large but the landscape around it is. Lush ever green paddy feilds framed by towering craggy mountain tops, cool caves, lakes and rivers make the area a must particually during the hot season when central Myanmar is scortching and dry. more…

Golden Rock & Mawlamyine
The world famous balancing bolder gilded in gold is a pilgrimage of note. The city of Mawlamyine is not to be out done either. Attractions in the area include Golden Rock, the World’s Largest Reclining Buddha and Ogre Island. more…

Ye Township, Mon State.
Population estimate 60,000 people. This medium sized town is part way between Molemain and Dawei. Not on the usual tourist trail the town is worth a  stop over for those making a leisurely pace around the south. Main attractions include the Banana Pagoda and feeding the fish at the  inner city lake. more…

Maungmagan Village, Tanintharyi Division
This delightful village with an estimated population of 7,000 inhabitants is the seaside village adjacent to the beach. Maungmagan is located just 12 miles outside Dawei City and is a popular weekend destination for locals. Attractions include Maungmagan Beach, local hot pools and Nabule Beach. more…

Dawei City, Tanintharyi Division
Recently promoted to the capital city of the Tanintharyi Division, Dawei is a business hub and quickly progressing town, the people are delightfully friendly and is a good place to base yourself as you explore the surrounding beaches. Attractions include Paya Ge Art works, historical colonial architecture, early morning fish market and a delightful array of cottage industries. more…

Phu Nam Ron, Thee Khee, Myanmar/Thailand Border
Situated on the Bangkok – Dawei Expressway this border crossing is the most direct route into Myanmar from Bangkok for tourists and those wishing to extend Thai Visa’s. more…

Palaw Village, Tanintharyi Division
This incredibly welcoming Karen village located 2 hours north of Myeik is seriously off the usual tourist path, accommodation is very basic but the greetings and reactions from the local townsfolk make for a delightful stop over.   

Myeik City, Tanintharyi Division
The largest city in the Tanintharyi Division with an estimated population of 250,000 inhabitants, Myeik has a long and proud nautical and fishing history. Attractions include the Pearl Market, waterside reclining Buddha and bustling harbour front. more…

Kawthaung, Tanintharyi Division
Kawthaugh is a bustling border town nestled on the slopes overlooking Thailand, however once you step back from the hustle and bustle of the visa runners with their longtail boats, Kawthaugh proves to be a nice relaxed town with a beautiful palm lined coastal road stretching out to Parker Beach approximately 10 miles north of the city. more…

 

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