Must see attractions in Kalaw

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    Christ the King Church

    Attractive, historic church that dates back to the colonial era and famously had the same priest for 69 years.

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    Shwe Oo Min Paya

    South of central Kalaw, this natural cave is home to dozens of gold buddha statues.

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    Hnee Paya

    This temple is home to a 500-year-old, gold-lacquered bamboo buddha.

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    Kalaw's market is worth a browse – several stalls sell dried fruit and local liqueurs. Every five days, the market is swelled by traders who descend from…

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    Thein Taung Paya

    For a good view over Kalaw's market and town centre, take the steps on the north side of Union Hwy to this modest Buddhist monastery with a small sangha…

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    Hsu Taung Pye Paya

    South of Kalaw market, the myriad stupas of Hsu Taung Pye Paya were restored from ruins using donations from visiting pilgrims.

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    Aung Chan Tha Zedi

    Right in the centre of Kalaw, Aung Chan Tha Zedi is a glittery stupa, covered in gold- and silver-coloured glass mosaics.

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    Kalaw has a sizeable Muslim population and this is their main mosque.