Roman Catholic Mission

Eastern Myanmar


This mission has been providing an education for hill peoples since colonial times.


Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Eastern Myanmar attractions

2. Yat Taw Mu

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Pointing dramatically towards the mountains on a ridge overlooking Nyaung Toung lake, the 60ft-high standing buddha statue known as Yat Taw Mu is the most…

3. Cultural Museum

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This lacklustre museum has a small collection of ethnic clothing, farming implements.and other hill-people objects, some inexplicably painted silver.

4. Nyaung Toung

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This attractive lake sits in the centre of town and is surrounded by what is left of Kyaingtong's British-era architecture. In the evening the lake is the…

5. Central Market

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Kyaingtong's central market is one of the most fascinating in Myanmar, playing host to a diverse mix of hill peoples, especially early in the morning. It…

6. Wat Mahamuni

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In the middle of a traffic roundabout, Wat Mahamuni is a classic Thai-style wat with a richly painted interior.

7. Colony House

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Visitors weren't allowed inside this handsome building from the colonial era at the time of research, but you can take photos from outside.