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Maymyo Botanical Garden (National Kandawgyi Park)

Pyin U Lwin, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo), Myanmar
+95 85 22 497
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Lovely quiet and clean gardens

We took a bicycle from the town to the gardens. It's an easy 30 minute ride depending from where... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2016
via mobile
Beautiful place to spend the day

We came to the Gardens twice for a family picnic. Amazing place and so well maintained. The cafe... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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This copy of London's Kew Gardens was built in 1917.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“flower beds” (13 reviews)
“orchid garden” (29 reviews)
Pyin U Lwin, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo), Myanmar
+95 85 22 497
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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

We took a bicycle from the town to the gardens. It's an easy 30 minute ride depending from where exactly you start. At first we discussed if we spend the 5$ entrance fee since we already paid for parks in Yangon that were just a...More

Thank Simon0nTour
Reviewed December 1, 2016

We came to the Gardens twice for a family picnic. Amazing place and so well maintained. The cafe there is a fantastic place to sit and people watch. My favourite place in Maymyo!!

Thank SJD2
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Lovely weather, beautiful flowers and there's a bird park! Do bring a sweater cause its quite cold during Nov/Dec.

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Reviewed November 28, 2016

We cycled out from town on relatively quiet, easy roads. The park was full of people enjoying the grassy lawns and colourful flower beds, there was even a bride and groom having photos taken. A lovely, peaceful place and well maintained. We particularly liked the...More

Thank BeanieBear192
Reviewed November 26, 2016

We had a spare day in Mandalay and asked a local where we should go that was a must see - and we advised to visit the hill station - Pyin Oo Lwin. Once the retreat of the British during the hot weather, you can...More

Thank Raelene H
Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

The entire town of Pyin Oo Lwin is worth a visit, and travelers must not miss the lovely botanical gardens. In addition to the walking paths, there are a small fossil museum, display of butterfly specimens (no live butterflies), and an orchid garden. We saw...More

Thank Cathie M
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Wonderful place to visit if you are staying in Pyin Oo Lwin. I am a botanist and appreciated the effort of providing scientific information. A very quiet and calm place to visit.

Thank Jenny N
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Well worth a wander around this beautiful and varied landscape. Plenty of shade and lots of local people enjoying a picnic

Thank RB02903
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

An oasis of relax to escape from the sometimes too noisy street life in Myanmar. There is nothing must-to-see, but a you can have a couple of hours of nice walking between english style green pointed by pagodas and a lovely lake with black swans....More

Thank MirkoSpino
Reviewed November 3, 2016

The grounds are extremely large and spaced out. It's got nice plants and flowers . There were also some animals in various enclosures. Unfortunately, the rain came and we had to hurry back to our base station . It's a nice place to visit as...More

Thank Sam T
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