Travel Myanmar Destinations >> Magway (Magwe) Division >> Pakokku
Pakokku is a typical upper Burmese market town. It locates on the western bank of the Ayeyarwady River where virginia tobacco plantations are thriving as Myanma agriculture produce in which the foreigners have great interest. Moreover, cotton, as an industrial crop, is also growing vigorously there as Pakokku is a place of rich soil where the government has designated it as a special zone for cotton cultivation.With the large and bustling market, a cigar factory and hand weaving workshop. You can make a tour by local bus which is a fun way of seeing the real life of this busy place and then travel outside the town to the little know archaeological site of Pakhangyi. One will see the walls, visit the museum and a spectacular 19th century wood carved monastery. >>see photos of Pakokku

What to see in Pakokku:
  • Pakhangyi Archaeological Site
  • Pakokku Market
  • Tobacco Plantation and Drying Places
  • Weaving Home Cottages

    Where to stay in Pakokku: there is no proper accommodation in Pakokku. Most of the clients visit Pakokku in a day return trip from Bagan or stop for a trip down from Monywa before taking a boat cross to Bagan. >> See Hotels in Bagan

    Arts, Crafts & Famous Products of Magway (Magwe) Division:
  • Cottons wears
  • Myanmar traditional Leather slippers
  • Thanakhar Joss Sticks

    See also other interesting places located in Magway (Magwe) Division: >> Pakhangyi, Salay (Sa-le)

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