Must see attractions in Chin State

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    Mt Victoria

    The highest peak in Chin State – 10,016ft – and the third-highest in Myanmar, stunning Mt Victoria is one of the principal attractions of southern Chin…

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    Rih Lake

    This small, heart-shaped lake has huge spiritual significance for the Mizo people, who inhabit both sides of the nearby Myanmar–India border. Rih Lake…

  • Siang Sawn

    This rather strange, impeccably tidy village is an oddity in that it follows its own religion despite its proximity to heavily Christian Tiddim. In fact,…

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    Kennedy Peak

    Kennedy Peak stands 8868ft high, making it Chin State's second-highest mountain. The site of a battle between the British and Japanese in WWII, the peak…

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    Yanpaymanpay Paya

    This temple with a golden zedi (stupa) and a sitting, white-faced Buddha surrounded by five disciples looms over Falam from almost the highest point above…

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    Falam Baptist Church

    It's not very old – dating back only to 1983 – but this is possibly the largest church in Chin State and it dominates Falam. It's worth checking it out on…

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    There are fine views over Hakha and the surrounding hills from this viewing platform about 1 mile outside town. To find it, follow Bo Gyoke Rd south past…

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    Taung Pulu Monastery

    The steps to the top of this monastery, offering the best mountain views, especially at sunset, are lined with standing Buddha statues.

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    Sanminedidisiv Paya

    Climb the steep steps to this small golden zedi (stupa) perched above Mindat for awesome views over the surrounding area.

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    Hakha Baptist Church

    With its fine stone steeple and red roof, this is the most distinctive and historic of Hakha's many churches. Funded by American missionaries, it dates…

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    Former District Commissioner's House

    Back when the Chin Hills were part of British Burma, they were administered from this red-brick house, the former home of the district commissioner. The…

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    Hindu & Buddhist Temple

    Built in 1908, this temple is noteworthy for the strange teak pillar with 1000 small sitting Buddha images carved by a well-known monk.