Things to Do in Mawlamyine

Things to Do in Mawlamyine, Myanmar - Mawlamyine Attractions

Things to Do in Mawlamyine

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  • Quick Stopover
    Auckland, New Zealand83 contributions
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    The views within and from the pagoda are spectacular. Why would you not put a pagoda in this perfect location? A great place to see the evening in - particularly if the sunset is wonderful!!
    Written January 15, 2020
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  • Quick Stopover
    Auckland, New Zealand83 contributions
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    Holy place and amazing intricate Buddhas and colourful stories of his life, Many intricate meaningful statues. Very interesting pagoda.
    Written January 15, 2020
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  • Robert D
    Brighton, UK27 contributions
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    Just really odd!
    The Buddhas themselves are very impressive. Apparently the largest in the world. But the real fun in inside, it’s like walking around a building site barefoot. Many depictions of a Buddhist hell can be pretty terrifying!
    You can get a local bus from town very cheep to the main road.
    Written March 10, 2020
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  • Bill Weir
    Flagstaff, AZ63 contributions
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    Two large boulders balance improbably on a third high in the mountains, reminiscent of the much better known Mt. Kyaiktiyo (Golden Rock). Go early or mid-morning to catch a truck that goes 6.8 kilometers up a steep mountain road from the highway turnoff, which is 20 kilometers north of the northern traffic circle in Mawlamyine. There's a sign on the highway with a little picture of the balanced boulders.

    Another option is to hike up the mountain road. I bicycled up the mountain road, though very hard and only for very experienced cyclists.

    Good views on the way! You can get cold drinks at top parking area, but not on way up.
    Written February 18, 2017
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  • Luigi-137
    Tabubil, Papua New Guinea103 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We arrived this place actually from the back side... where the monks are washing and living around. Nice glass windows, big Buddha but have seen a lot already... quite relaxing and peaceful.
    Written February 5, 2018
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  • jajavalB
    Lampang, Thailand3,815 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This museum is in Thanbyuzayat ,30 miles from Mawlamyaing. It's valued 4000kyats of admission fee, the staffs are very kindly and helpful.He begins to show us the first impression of 3D corner where we was photo ,look alike we were on track of the real railwals when reaching the brink of high cliff. There are exhibition about how POWs were living at those time of construction the dead railway line from here to merge with the line from thailand in the middle.vicinity is also interesting to explore, threre is real locomotives on the rail. The real track links between Thanbyuzayat and Mawlamyaing.
    Written February 12, 2020
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  • John B
    Nyaung U, Myanmar48 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Impressive. A bit dilapidated, but much character. Doors were locked but for churches like this there is usually someone around who has a key and will let you in. So, even though old and not in great condition, it is used every Sunday. Worth a 20 minute visit.
    Written December 30, 2019
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  • Winfried M
    15 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I went there in the early morning; I was the only tourist, saw just a few monks, nuns and gardeners around, doing their work. a nice, shady and quiet place, good to relax. A smal island, covered with trees and lots of stupas and Buddha statues. You have to walk around the whole island barfooted. The only annoying thing were the hostile dogs at some places. The crossing by boat is already a lovely experience, with the best view to the bridge I have seen.
    Written July 14, 2017
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  • Robert D
    Brighton, UK27 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Got a bus from town for not much money at all. They me me off on main road a couple of minutes from the base. Have to take off shoes at the bottom and can be a bit hash on the feet of your not yet used to barefoot. Didn’t see any other tourists there so just us, great views. Just a few locals we met who were very happy to see us and very friendly as always. Not far from recycling Buddha so worth going there after.
    Written March 10, 2020
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  • jmnyarna
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    ocean Supercenter is biggest mall in Mawlamyine township. And
    You can get all things in this place like a another Supercenter.
    Written September 1, 2019
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  • Quick Stopover
    Auckland, New Zealand83 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Monkeys, Buddhas, Buddhas. Here, there, everywhere. An amazing Buddha-filled cave. It is hard to believe the numbers of Buddhas in one small area.
    Written January 15, 2020
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  • hoshibara
    Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar140 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Zin-Kyaik waterfall is famous among local people. The most crowded time is the period of Fullmoon day of Waso. In the summer season, there's no water and cannot feel beauty of Waterfall. Now is rainy season and good time to visit there. When I visited there, it was cold season and few water there.
    Written June 9, 2017
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  • John B
    Nyaung U, Myanmar48 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a short visit. A bit hit and miss but lots of interesting information along the way. Kind of a 'cherry picking' museum where some things are really interesting and others not so much.
    Written December 30, 2019
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