Taunggyi Tourist Attraction

Tourist attraction Taunggyi

Taunggyi's cultural museum is another interesting place in Taunggyi, where cultural assets, musical instruments and traditional costumes are exhibited. Holidaymakers are not allowed to take the bus, but have to fly from Heho. The Pa Oe foods are not popular with tourists and foreigners.


It is the capitol of the Shan State of the Burmese Union and with 150,000 residents the 4th biggest city of Myanmar (after Yangon, Mandalay and Maw-La-Myne, formerly Moulmein). The Taunggyi is 1,400 metres above sealevel, about 500 kilometres from Yangon and about 10 kilometres from Mandalay.

Situated on a precipitous hill side in the south part of the Himalayas, the city is mainly populated by shans, a tribe ethically not related to the Turks but to the Thais. The Taunggyi has no singular architectonic features, but is more of an attraction as a whole in terms of its position on a precipitous hill side and its ambience due to the Shan culture.

In addition, the mountains around with the Inle See are very scenic. Welcome to the most thrilling tourist sites and tourist resorts listed below. If you look at the things you can do in a town, you can see whether this place is romantic, full of families, sightseeing or adventures.

Check out the sights below to learn more about each place and see how it' custom creates a truly special ambience. Taunggyi is also home to the Museum of Culture, which displays culture, music, clothes, domestic and agricultural utensils, painting, sculpture, and handicrafts of the various indigenous breeds in the Shan State.

Hawnans " (palatial residences) also exist in which the earlier living Shan Sawbwas (Shan Chieftains) can be noticed. Balloon Festivals - In Taunggyi, the Shan State' s capitol, villagers are celebrating the Tazaungdine with Kahtein (victims of monks' robes) and the release of fireballons into the skies.

Taunggyi is the largest Taunggyi festivals in the world. Not only Taunggyi citizens visit it, but also those from the south of Shan State and many different nationalities. Taungyi's Kahtein traditions are surprising and deserving of deference.

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