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Kyauksein Pagoda also known as a ' Werawsana ' means it was built for all peoples who worship and paid homage to it. They may receive good blessings, enjoy and peace. So that, the name means prosperity, good fortune, wealth, resistent from all trouble and wish-fulfilling.
Though there is a small town at Amarapura, and there are a few hotels, none are licenced for foreign travellers. Amarapura is usually visited on a day trip from Mandalay.