Travel Myanmar Destinations >> Kachin State >> Myitkyina
MYITKYINA is the capital city, estimated living about 4-6 million people including Non-Kachins (NKs.), Manmaw (Bhamo), Mukawng (Mogaung), Putau-U (Putao), Mohnyin, and Katha are the major cities of the Kachinland. International airport and the second largest station of Burmese railway are located in Myikyina. Ledo Road (some literature mentioned as Old StilWell Road is connected to the world via China in the east and via India in the west. The Road is one of the most ever expensive ones in the world spending more than US $ 137 millions in some 1942 - 1944, constructed under the leadership of Gen. Stil Well. Captain E R Leech, Dr Ola Hanson, were some of the famous authors who wrote about the Kachins. Due to inevitable circumstances of communication with the people, they could not mention the true to type of the Kachins. see photos of Myitkyina

What to see in Myitkyina:
  • An Daw Shin Pagoda
  • Kachin Cultural Museum
  • Myitsone - the confluence of Mai Kha and Mali Kha rivers where the Ayeyarwaddy begins.
  • Su Taung Pyi Pagoda (wish fullfilling pagoda)

    Where to stay in Myitkyina: Our services for hotels in Myitkyina is not available yet

    Festivals of the Kachin State: Kachin Manaw Festival

    See also other interesting places located in Kachin State: >> Bahmo, Putao

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