Top things to do in Pakokku

Burmese in Pakokku

Ho Pin Myanmar Traditional Cuisine

Recommended by Bagan residents in the know who regularly travel to Pakokku on shopping runs, the Ho Pin prides itself on 'flair and care'. The kitchen is reassuringly visible to diners and hearty Burmese set meals a…
Buddhist Site in Pakokku

Pakhangyi

About 17 miles northeast of Pakokku, on the way to Monywa, are the remains of Pakhangyi, a 19th-century wooden monastery. There isn't a lot to see here, but there are some finely carved wooden doors, and the soaring…
Museum in Pakokku

Pakhangyi Archaeological Museum

Half a mile north of Pakhangyi on the main road is this small provincial museum, which has a medley of 19th-century wooden carvings, 11th-century Buddhas made of sandstone, ancient inscribed stone tablets, and some …
Architecture in Pakokku

Pakhanngeh Kyaung

About 3 miles east of Pakhangyi (take the turn-off just opposite the turn-off to Pakhangyi) is the destroyed frame of Pakhanngeh Kyaung, which was once the country’s largest wooden monastery. Many of its 332 teak pi…