History of Pyin Oo LwinStory of Pyin Oo Lwin
Pyo Oo Lwin, Pyo U Lwin or Maymyo
Located at an elevation of 1070 metres, about 67 km eastern of Mandalay, the origins of Pyin Oo Lwin go back to the time when it was used as a UK army encampment in 1896. Because of its cold weather and rolling hills, it became known as the resort of Myanmar (now Myanmar).
Maymyo ( "some still use this word today"), which means Mai's city in Myanmar to honour Colonel May, who was the regiment commandant stationed in the city in 1887. However, when Burma's army took power, it was re-named "Pyin Oo Lwin. It' also known as'Pyin U Lwin'.
From Mandalay to Pyin oo Lwin by rail - It will take about two hour to get from Mandalay to Pyin oo Lwin and the fares vary depending on the group. Take a cab - The trip will take about two hour (from Mandalay) and costs about 10,000 K, which can be divided by two or more or more.
With the motorcycle - You can rent a motorcycle from a rentals office in Mandalay -motorcycle rentals mandalaymotorbike.blogspot.co. uk- and drive with liberty and lightness to Pyin oo Lwin at your own pac. Activities in Pyin Oo Lwin: One of the major attractions of this rolling area are the colorful villages with colorful villages and hills. The village has a lot of houses, bungalow and cottage, most of which are located at the south end of the city.
Today, his perfectly reproduced picture is in the shape of an upscale luxury city. The Gandamar Myaing Hôtel, Nan Myaing Hôtel and Candacraig (Thiri Myaing) Hôtel have superseded former collective residences formerly known as Croxton (a UK villa), Craddock Court (a Bombay Burma Trading Company guesthouse.
This vibrant downtown fair next to Purcell Tower is a must on your trip, featuring genuine Myanmar chilled products and dried food in the form of wines, jams, coffee and wool towels (Pyin Oo Lwin's specialty). Built in 1934 by the English company Gillete & Johnson Co. in honour of the silvery anniversary of the reign of King George V of Great Britain, the Purcell Tower still dominates the main square today.
This colourful Buddhist Chan Tak Buddhist sanctuary is located near the Thiri Myaing Hotel in the south of Pyin Oo Lwin. The origins of the Maha Ant Htoo Kan Thar Pagoda are as colourful as the temples. According to tradition, when three Buddha marbles were transported from Mandalay to China, one fell from the lorry and the workers could not pick him up back into the lorry, leaving him behind.
The Peik Chin Myaung caves ( "Maha Nandamu Cave"), situated in Wetwun town along the Lashio highway, 12 km eastwards of Pyin Oo Lwin, this lime stone cavern, with a 20 foot broad and 1600 long entry, is said to be 230-310 million years old. It is a must for everyone who visits Pyin Oo Lwin.
Located in Ani Sakhan, exactly halfway between Mandalay and Pyin Oo Lwin, Dattawgyaik Waterfall is a wonderful three-layer waterfall that rises 122m high and 91m deep, making the 45-minute ascent from the top of the trails to the bottom of the waterfalls incredibly rapid and the 90-minute ascent to the top just as sharp and yet refreshing with its rolling mountains, the refreshing dewdrops and the far -flung echos of the sea.
The Pwe Kauk falls, a popular picknick place with the native family, who affectionately call this waterfall B.E.. The British also referred to it as the Hampshire Falls. It is located just off Pyin Oo Lwin on the way to Lashio and is made up of two waterfalls. National Kandwgyi Garden, which is a unique botanical garden comprising a unique selection of plants, orchid plants, dahlias, roses, as well as tropical fruit and tree plants, covers an area of 240 hectares (70 hectares of which are 70 hectares of fresh waters and 170 hectares of land) and is known as the National Botanical Garden only 1.5 km southwards of Pyin Oo Lwin.
In 1915 he established it with the help of Lady Cuffe, another beautician, and used the Kew Gardens in England as an example. Swarms of white and swan, swarms of ponds, aviaries, hornbeaks and other bird species, marsh paths, fossils museums, fossilized wooden museums, butterflies museums and a lookout point with a panorama view of the city make this place one of the most important touristic places in Pyin Oo Lwin.
National Landmark Garden is located in the immediate proximity of the famed Kandawgyi Botanical Garden, which is located in a country of up to 50 acre and consists of replicas of many of Burma's favorite landmarks.