Pindaya

Pindaya Cave

pindayaThe ancient Pindaya caves is the huge meandering maze  cave geologist was estimated to be 200,00  million years old. Inside has 8,094 Buddha images made from various materials  like teak wood, marble, alabaster, brick, cement and lacquer. Alia name is Shwe U Hmin Paya locally Golden Cave Pagoda by  English. The numerous stalactites and stalagmites in these limestone caves, from fanciful shapes and have given rise.

 

Shan Paper Traditional Work

shan-paperThis tour spot is both attractive to visitor n the in Pindaya a small family workshop that produced parasols, fans, notebooks, called Shan paper. All of  processing, starting from mulberry bark paper until the final products. While made the paper, bamboo is used to make the rods for both the umbrellas and the fans, amazing results.

 

Umbrella & Shan-paper Making

shan-umbrellaPindaya is one of the key places where local style umbrellas and Shan-paper are made. There are round about 20 places at Ngetpyawdaw quarter at Pindaya in Shan State. Tourists can experience the process of making of making umbrellas and traditional Shan paper.

 

Taunggyi

Hten San Cave

taunggyi01Hten San Cave is located 26 miles (42km) from Taunggyi, the capital city of Shan State; and 10 miles (16km) from Hopone city. It is a natural limestone cave at 1800 meter above sea level.

 

Kakku Pagodas

kakkuKakku Pagodas are Asia’s Largest and most spectacular wonders. The Pagoda complex has over 2,400 stupas with origins dating back many centuries. Kakku is about 33 miles (53km) from Taunggyi, Shan State.

 

Kalaw

kalawKalaw stands high on the western edge of the Shan Plateau. It is 70 km west of Taungyi, about halfway along the Thazi-Taungyi road. This was a popular hill station in the British days and it is still a peaceful and quiet place. At an altitude of 1320 m it is also pleasantly cool and a good place for hiking amid gnarled pines, bamboo groves and rugged mountain scene.