Top things to do in Shwegu

Buddhist Monastery in Shwegu

Shwe Baw Kyune

At first glance this monastery looks 20th-century. Historians, though, say it was built in the 13th century, while monastic fables suggest it was founded two millennia ago when an Indian prince turned up with seven …
Area in Shwegu

Old Shwegu

Around 400m west of the central jetty is a stretch of relatively old wooden houses. Further inland is an area of tree-shaded footpaths and alleys that forms an intriguing pottery district. Here, in household compoun…
Buddhist Temple in Shwegu

An Daw Paya

This eye-catching ornate pagoda lies in a rural mainland field, directly across the river from Shwe Baw Kyune and around 2 miles east of central Shwegu. Motorcycles charge K1000 to get there, but finding one to come…