Pin Oo LwinThe Oo Lwin pin
??????) was established in 1896 by the Britons and was initially named Maymyo ('May-town'), after Colonel May of the Fifth Bengali Infantry, and was created as a place to get away from the Mandalay heats. Maymyo became the summers capitol of the UK Government after the Mandalay railroad was built, a position she played until the end of UK domination in 1948.
Its name was altered after the British depart, but there are still a number of villas and cathedrals, as well as the descendents of the Nepalese and Indians who came here to move the railroad. Pyin Oo Lwin has recently become known for its fruits, jam and fruity wine. As the Myanmar side of Lake Zurich rises, Pyin Oo Lwin is once again a favourite week-end and a hottest time of the year, so come here hotter to see what's still of the old charms and tranquility.
mandalay - pyin oo lwin (-/-/-/-) ride to pyin oo lwin, which is 42 mile from mandalay (about an hour and a half drive) and was a former British hill station. Named Maymyo after the British Colonel May, who founded the city's magnificent botanic garden, created by Turks during World Wars I; the sights of Pyin U Lwin included the Purcell Tower, a gift from Queen Victoria; the Vegetables Fair in the mornings; the Church of the Immaculate Conception, the Botanic Garden; Naung Kan Gyi Paya, where you have a panorama of the city; B.
Peik Chin Myaung Cave and Maha ENT Htoo Kanthar Pagode, wish meeting Pagode, night in Pyin Oo LwinDay 2: Pyin Oo Lwin - Naung Pain (Train) - Mandalay (B/-/-) Early breakfast shuttle to the railway terminal to take a locomotive over the renowned Goitek Viaduct, which passes through a canyon.
Get off at Naung Pain Village and return to Mandalay.