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Maymyo Botanical Garden (National Kandawgyi Park)

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This copy of London's Kew Gardens was built in 1917.
Pyin U Lwin, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo), Myanmar
+95 9 510 9973
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful place for a quiet stroll as well as an excellent chance to get an idea of the fauna and flora of Myanmar. It is huge, so take your time and enjoy everything the park has to offer. The gardens are well kept and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Horst S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a light drizzle the whole time we where at these gardens so we got driven around in a golf buggy and didn't explore as much as we would have liked to. The weather didn't dampen our experience much and there where quiet a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kellyandrewtomas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely garden, huge with amazing number of people of all ages. Loud music by band. Lovely ponds around with nice swans.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B3829GHmaryh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful..... amazing. They do really work for it and it is awesome. There was the flower festival at mid of December to mid January. Don’t miss out again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chitsannm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a national treasure. The diversity of flora on display is inspiring. It is spacious and well-loved by the Myanmar people. It has some interesting displays within and it is a treat to behold and savour the relaxing atmosphere (and fresh air).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank goldiekilgour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge botanical garden with fantastic vegetation of all kinds. Apart from the noisy music during the festival near the lake very enjoyable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park is huge and incredibly well maintained. A large staff could be seen working everywhere. It would take a very long time to see everything, so be selective. I visited the aviary, which you walk through on an elevated wooden walkway. Many varieties of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank adlr99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really really nice setting. I’ve been here multiple times and find it an excellent place to relax and take in some fresh air. A bit of a warning though, do NOT come during flower festival. It gets super crowded, people litter, police are whistling when...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank p_sl4m
Reviewed December 8, 2018

Don't miss the butterfly collection! It is a very profound , educating and exiting collection which is part of the garden.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adomvatik
Reviewed December 7, 2018

It is well worth a visit for a leisurely half day while you are here. It is a colonial creation beautifully kept and maintained by Myanmar people. A high tower to climb with fantastic views, a very extensive museum of butterflies and insects and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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April 27, 2018|
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Response from win k | Property representative |
5 US per person.
October 16, 2017|
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Response from kanga56 | Reviewed this property |
Most people have answered your question, just a suggestion, the buggy hire takes you for a very quick trip around most of the highlights, but try walking and enjoy the silence, tranquillity & breathtaking landscape and the... More