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Sights in Hpa An & surroundings Hpa An
Wonderful sight of Mount Zwe-Ka-Bin from Than-Lwin River. There are several thousand Buddha sculptures at the foot of this holy hill. Impressive and beautiful brickwork stairs take you to the top, where the climber is awarded with a panorama of the state. Only a few kilometres from Hpa-An, SADAN CERAVE is a nature cavern that you can cross on foot in 15-20 minutes through a long underground passage (there is electricity) until you find a nature-path.
Canoeing from the entrance you pass under the rock caves and through vast rice paddies encircled by a beautiful area. Mt Two Cabin has a fantastic views of the town from the top of the hill and is one of the famed emblems of Karen State. There are several thousand Buddha sculptures at the foot of this holy hill.
Impressive and beautiful brickwork stairs take you to the top, where the climber is awarded with a panorama view of the state. Kyauk Ka-Lat, a rocky peak based on Kyauk Ka-Lat. The Kaw Koon den, also known as the âCave of the Ten Thousand Buddhasâ; go through the treasure trove to see more than 2000 Lord Buddha and Mon voto-panels.
Many testimonies of our rich culture are found in the Kaw Goon caves. There are whiteboards on the inner rock faces, Buddha sculptures on limestones & sandstones with wall murals inscriptions (? 13 century A.D.). On the way to town, stop at Bayint Nyi Cape, a wonderful nature caves on the hill overlooking rice paddies.
There' s a spontaneous source of warm running mineral springs where natives are praying for wellbeing. Besides the many Buddha sculptures, you will also see many nice storagmites and galactites that have developed with time. At Kadoe Kawnat you will see Kawnat Monastery, a wonderful house with nice woodcarvings.
Immediately after sundown, you will cross the Than-Lwin Bridge for a while to watch groups of thousand bat migrate from their caverns for their nocturnal game. Following our breakfasts, take a 2 to 3 hour ride up the famous Than Lwin Riviera (Salween) on a typical Riverboat and see the lonely view of the rivers and limestone caves/mountains.
Or, just select for the Sunset River Cruise in the afternoons to see the river's sundown.