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*'''Shin Datweh Pagoda''', in the north.
 
*'''Shin Datweh Pagoda''', in the north.
 
*'''Shin Maw Pagoda''', on the Dawei promontory.  
 
*'''Shin Maw Pagoda''', on the Dawei promontory.  
*'''Lawka Tharaphu Pagoda'''. Houses a 243-foot long reclining Buddha image.
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*'''Lawka Tharaphu Pagoda'''. Houses a 75-metre long reclining Buddha image.
  
 
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==Do==

Revision as of 13:45, 13 January 2012

Dawei (Tavoy) is the capital of Tanintharyi Division, in Southeastern Myanmar.

Contents

Get in

Get around

See

  • Shin Motehti Pagoda, a few miles south of town.
  • Shin Datweh Pagoda, in the north.
  • Shin Maw Pagoda, on the Dawei promontory.
  • Lawka Tharaphu Pagoda. Houses a 75-metre long reclining Buddha image.

Do

Buy

  • Longyi (a sarong) is a famous local product.
  • Cashew nuts and betel nuts are grown for export as well as a variety of tropical fruits including durian ("the King of Fruits").
  • Zin thi (in local language) is only found in Dawei and surrounding areas. It is sweet and slightly sour.

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out



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