Travel Myanmar Destinations >> Southern Shan State
Shan State is located to the east of the Union and is well known as Shan plateau high table land. The total area is 60,155 square miles.Taunggyi is its capital and situated at 5,000 feet above sea level. Being a hill station, Taunggyi is a pleasant Summer resort accessible by car, rail and plane from more part of the country. It is a thriving commercial town. Shan State can be divided into two parts those are Southern and Northern. Southern Shan State cover the famous tourist destinations like Lake Inle, Kalaw, Pindaya, Taunggyi, Kyaing Tong, Nyaungshwe and the border city like Mongla (Myanmar-China) and Tachiliek (Myanmar-Thailand). see photos of Southern Shan State
Arts & Crafts of Southern Shan State:
  • Inle Blacksmith Craftsmanship
  • The Lacquerware Industry of Kyaing Tong (Keng Tong)
  • The Silk Industry of Innlay
  • The Unique Pindaya Shan Paper

    Festivals of Shan State:
  • Inle Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Festival
  • Taunggyi Tazaungdaing Lighting Festival

    See the interesting places located in Southern Shan State: >> Inle, Kalaw, Kakku, Kyaing Tong, Mong La, Nyaungshwe, Pindaya, Tachileik, Taunggyi

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