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Pakokku

The commecial town of the central region of Myanamar , the trade port , near the most famous archaeological Site Bagan ,Pakokku is bustling town, always active ,busy with trades and daily used items small businesses . It is typical and interesting to discover the secrets of Myanmar entrepreneurs .

Pakokku

It is one of the big trade and port city of the central region .It lies on the bank of the Ayeyarwaddy ariver ,30 km from Bagan and it is cessible easily to it by the river from Bagan.As a trade city ,there are not significant archeological interests but it is worth to explore for the cultural aspect . It has about 300 000 population ,two universities , some high Buddhist education centers for monks ,pagoda and old wood monasteries in its surrounding .Apart from the trade ,it itself fabric leather slippers and Burmese cheroots .Its “ Thanakha wood market “ (Myanmar traditional herbal product to protect sun-burn and a kind of make- up ) is very large and typical because in its surrounding areas grow the Thankah threes as main business .It is worth to discover the slippers makers' quarters ,market and local wood.

What you should see in Pakokku:
Shwe Gu Pagoda
Pa Khan Gyi Monastery

What you can do in Pakokku:
walk in the market
visit a slipper factory

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