Travel Myanmar Destinations >> Bago (Pegu) Division >> Pyay (Prome)
Pyay once was called Prome after the British occupied Myanmar is located 285 km north-west of Yangon. Pyay is easily accessible by road or rail and a gateway city to Rakhine State, across the Ayeyawaddy River. It is a major trading zone where all the products from Rakhine State and middle part of the country trade in and exchange with those come from the lower part of the country. It is also an ancient capital of Pyu Kingdom which florished between 5th to 9th century known as Thayekhittaya (Sriksetra). see photos of Pyay

What to see in Pyay (Prome):
  • Bawbawgyi Pagoda - the earliest style pagoda in Myanmar
  • Bebegyi Pagoda - the earliest tample style pagoda
  • City wall of Thayekhittaya
  • Hmawza Pyu Archaeological Museum
  • Payagyi & Payama Stupas - the proto-types of Bagan Pagodas
  • Se Htat Gyi (10 level) Gigantic Buddha Image
  • Shwesandaw Pagoda - famous Mon Style Pagoda
  • Thayekhittaya

    Where to stay in Pyay (Prome):  Hotels in Pyay (Prome)

    See other interesting places located in Bago Division: >> Bago, Shwetaung

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