Buddhist temple in Pyin Oo Lwin.

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2. Shwezigone Paya

0.46 MILES

The most important central pagoda is Shwezigone Paya, though it’s not really worth a special detour.

5. Survey Training Centre


Grand, off-pink building that's now used by the government (so it can't be entered) dating back to the colonial era.

6. Chan Tak

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This large, classically styled if mostly modern, Chinese temple comes complete with ornate stucco dragons, rock gardens, a vegetarian buffet restaurant,…

7. Mosque

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Landmark central mosque, with a tower that resembles a lighthouse more than the average minaret.

8. Purcell Tower


Marking the town centre, this 1936 clock tower thinks it’s Big Ben, judging by its hourly chimes.