Sagaing

Sagaing

Sagaing town itself nestles close to the river and goes right up to the edge of the hills. For two brief periods, Sagaing was the capital of the whole country.Today Sagaing is a place of pilgrimage for Buddhists from all over the country.

Pagoda at Sagaing hill and river view

Sagaing Hill

The scenery is spectacular all the year round: in summer many flowering trees are in full bloom, in the rainy season the numerous whitewashed pagodas nesting in the hills are observed against a leaden sky, and in the cold season with the Sagaing Hills.

Monywa

Monywa

Would you like to visit a typical unspoiled Myanmar town not far from the tourist track? If you do, you should go to Monywa, a thriving, picturesque town on the Chindwin River, only a three hours drive from Mandalay.

Shwe Bo

Shwe Bo

There is a belief that the land in this place is a land of victory. Even after the capital was shifted to other places, the Kings, their royal officials and high ranking army commanders used to come back to tread the “earth of victory land” at Shwebo, in a ceremonial way.

Monywa Twin Taung Area

Twin Taung

Twintaung area is situated on the Central Volcanic Belt of Myanmar. After the eruption, an inflow of groundwater often turns the crater into a shallow lake.The artifacts of famous Anyanthian Culture, Neolithic culture, were found in this area.

Naga People dancing

Naga Hills

Like most ethnic groups, those of Myanmar possess interesting customs and features, their friendly smiles and innocent-looking eyes. As such most photographers are usually attracted to portraiture of national races and scenery of their habitat.

ponnyashin Pagoda, Sagaing

Ponnyashin Pagoda

If you go there with your offering, before dawn, you will find that someone has been already there before you. And who else but Ponnya? This is why Ponnyashin Pagoda is called Soon-Oo Ponnyashin, “Shrine of the earliest dawn offering”.

Sagaing Hill

Zetavun Pagoda

Before the Buddha left, the ogresses requested the Buddha to leave something to be revered. The Buddha gave them an old robe. The ogres built a stupa and enshrined the robe therein and named it Zetavun Pagoda after their chieftain Zeta Ogre.

view from Sagaing Hill

Retreat Among the Hills

When a native of Mandalay feels he is in need of a change from the grindstone of daily labor, he or she says, “I think I’ll go West”. That is to say that one is going into retreat among the Sagaing Hills on the west bank of the river Ayeyarwaddy.

Shein Ma Kar

Shein Ma Kar

Shein Ma Kar situated in Sagaing Region Wetlet Township is a place of interest for local and foreign visitors alike due to its historical link to the Pyu. And the surrounding was more pleasant and beautiful during the raining season than the hot summertime.