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Dawei

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

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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 243-foot 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.

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