A region of plains, the Intriguing Magway region, however, has a great many mountain ranges, hills, and hummocks. Minbu plain and Taungdwingyi plain are well-known. The Ayeyarwady river flows from north to south in the region, its water added to by the well-known Yaw, Salin, Mone, and Mann creeks, not to mention the Sinfewa, Pin, and Yin creeks to the east of the Ayeyarwady.

The region has mostly Bamar inhabitants but to the west there live plain-dwelling Chin people around the Chin border, and Bamar and Rakhine dwelling together around the Rakhine border.

Yenangyaung Lei Thar Gone Guesthouse


After touring in Myanmar and enjoying Myanmar’s splendid sights at Lei Thar Gone you might, first of all, enjoy lazing around the pool and admiring the wonderful view from Lei Thar Gone. But there is more to do here.

Sunset view of Salay from the Ayeyarwady river

Salay Town

Salay is an ancient town filled with cultural properties. Some archaeologists assumed Salay was a place of flourishing Pyu culture. My presentation was not on a point of archaeologist view but of an ordinary traveler.

Salay Yoke Sone Kyaung

Yoke Sone Kyaung

Yoke-sone Kyaung ( a 19th-century wooden monastery ) with exquisite wooden carvings, and also as the birthplace of one of Myanmar’s greatest poets and authors, Sale U Ponnya. It also houses a museum to celebrate U Ponnya’s life and works.



Tourists can now visit the ancient historical cities of Myanmar by rail or car from Yangon to Bagan and onwards to Mandalay and back, doing a round trip seeing different places on the way out and coming back.

Gway Chaung Fort

Gway Chaung Fort

On 14 November 1885, British Army Officer John Prendergast and his ten thousand soldiers with full arms and ammunition started the offensive on warships of Naval Brigade from Thayetmyo Township to upper Myanmar along the Ayeyawaddy River.

Ancient Monastery in Minbu-Saku region


As Ayeyawady River divides Magway and Minbu, Setkeinte Pagoda in Minbu faces with Myathalun Pagoda in Magway.Three-storey Monastery and Hmankin Yokesone Monastery are the most significant in Saku.

Bogyoke Aung San Residence Museum in Natmauk

Nat Mauk

Bogyoke Aung San Residence Museum in Natmauk was the home of his parents U Phar and Daw Suu in Magway Region. He lived in this house from 1915 to 1929. His brother and mother continued living at the residence after U Phar passed away.

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