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The Kayin State is mountainous region renowned for its
limestone caves and beautiful scenery. The capital city is Hpa-An,
approximately 270km from Yangon. It is easily accessible and a six hour drive
from Yangon buses depart daily. It is also possible to access Hpa-An by road
from kyaikhtiyo Pagoda (Golden Rock Pagoda).
KAYIN CULTURAL MESEUM
It is a two storey building that displayed Kayin cultural
and history and located near Kan Thar Yar Lake. In Museum, there has exhibits
about the history of Kayin ethnic group, Kayin literature, culture and kayin
Mr. Zwekabin is located 11 km south of Hpa-An near Ka Lawk
Nose village. It is a key landmark of Kayin State and its peak is 723 m above
sea level. It is a three hour hike to the summit where one can enjoy
breathtaking views of Hpa-An and the surrounding areas.
Bayinnyi cave is situated 19 km from Hpa-An. The cave is
approximately 20 meters in length and has an ancient pagoda with many Buddha
statues inside. On the hillside of the cave there is a natural hot and cold
Kawgoon is a natural limestone cave and is located 35meter
above sea level on the western bank of Thanlwin River in Hpa-An. It is famous
for its Mon cultural style clay Buddha images and terracotta votive tablets in
its interior walls. This cave dates back to the later Bagan period (13th
century AD). This can be seen in the carved statues, sandstone Buddhist
statues, the mural paintings and the ink and carved Mon inscriptions.
Sadan Cave is situated in the southern part of Zwekabin
mountain range. It is approximately 32km south of Hpa-An . The cave is
107meters in length and 40meters in width with the entrance being the widest
part of the cave. Natural stones, rocks, stalactites and stalagmites can be
found in the cave.
Myawaddy is one of the Thai-Myanmar Border gateways. It is
the link from Myanmar to Maesot in Thailand via Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge
which passes over the Thaungyin River (Moei River). Myawaddy is also located on
the ASEAN-India Highway Road. The area has been developed for tourism and
cross-border trade with Thailand and many tourists use this as a gateway.
Myanmar-Thai Border Gate @ Myawaddy Township
Historic Kawgoon Cave
Fisherman @ the Sadan Cave
Kayaking between the paddy fields
Inside the Sadan Cave
Historic monument at the Kawgoon Cave
The view of Thanlwin (or) Salween River from Shwe Yin Myaw Pagoda, Hpa-An