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Located in Thanlyin Township, in southern Yangon Region, Myanmar and one of the popular tourist destination. Drop by for a visit with friends on the way back to hotel where we stay from the industrial area in Thilawa Special Economic Zone.
it was fun to go to the island and interesting to see all the locals that come to worship. I would have liked to have more time to visit the shops on the mainland for photos ie of dried fish and other things found only...More
We took a day trip to a nearby town of Thanlyin. We were hoping a Thaipusam Festival would be happening but must have miscalculated.
After seeing Shewedagon in Yangon yesterday, all other pagodas pale in comparison. It wasn't worth it for most of...More
Although travelling to the Kyaik Khauk Pagoda requires some planning and might not suit the short term Myanmar tourist, the travel to Thanlyin is well worth the effort. The Pagoda is said to be over 2,000 years old, similar to Shwedagon with many smaller stupas...More
Few people around if you go during the day midweek. Nice views of the Yangon skyline in the distance.
An impressive pagoda though not as large as Shwedagon.
If you're out in the Thanlyin area, be sure to pass by.
It's a nice pagoda that resembles the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. It was very quiet when we went there, barely any locals paying respect. It also has a good viewdeck and in clear days, you can see the Shwedagon Pagoda and the Yangon Skyline. It...More