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Pyin Oo Lwin

The popular hill station for summer vacation, the flowers city with several water falls, Pyin U lwin is a very pleasant town to enjoy the beautiful waterfalls of Myanmar and the colonial monuments of the British era. It will be a good choice to enjoy the old hill station of British time .

Pyin Oo Lwin

Pyin U lwin is situated 60 km to the east of Mandalay, on the mountain of 1000 m height above sea level in the southern Shan state.It is famous summer hill station of Myanmar .Historically ,it was a small Shan village before the British military head quarter was founded by the colonel May there. The former name of Pyin U lwin is "May Myo "meaning town of colonel May ".The actual name Pyin U Lwin is new name .The colonel May built the military quarter in Pyin U lwin first and Later it became the summer hill station because the weather is cold and there are a number of the beautiful water falls nearby to enjoy the nature .It is really relaxing place .During the summer time , British officers came and relax in PyinU Lwin for their vacation .They built also a very large botanical garden .Now it is renovated by the government and it is the largest botanical garden in Myanmar .Annually flower festival is held at the botanical garden .In the city , there are a number of the colonial buildings and the Percell watch tower at the center of the town still stands as the central land mark of Pywin U lwin .More over ,the horse cart of Victoria queen time are existing and running in the town .They are also the representation of the traces of the colonial past .Pyin U lwin has another local name .It is called " Panne Myo Daw ' meaning " flower city ". To enjoy the nature and water falls and the largest botanical garden of Myanmar ,to imagine back to the colonial past of Myanmar in cool weather , non-other place is comparable to Pyin U lwin .

What you should see in Pyin Oo Lwin :
Market
Pwe Kauk water fall
Dat Daw Gyaik Water fall
Paikchin Myaung water fall and cave

What you can do in Pyin Oo Lwin :
Horse cart ride in the colonial town
walk in the botanical garden

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