Maymyo Botanical Garden (National Kandawgyi Park), Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

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Made for peaceful strolls, Maymyo Botanical Garden (National Kandawgyi Park) covers 177 hectares (437 acres), designed to resemble London's Kew Gardens. Founded in 1915, the garden boasts a large variety of plant life, as well as some endangered animal species, such as the hog deer and star tortoise. Relish the park's pleasant, alpine climate, admire its terraced gardens and well-manicured lawns, or pay a visit to the onsite fossil and butterfly museums. For Maymyo Botanical Garden (National Kandawgyi Park) and beyond, use our Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) itinerary planner to get the most from your Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) vacation.
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Where to stay in Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo)

The urban center of Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo) has a number of simple guesthouses and hostels, ideal for backpackers who want to be right in the thick of daily life here. Most of the old colonial hotels in the center are now government-owned and closed to foreigners. For some of the more luxurious and atmospheric options open to international visitors, take a look towards the outskirts of town, both to the east and south. Along Circular Road and near to the botanical gardens, you'll find a whole host of hotels, villas, and guesthouses.
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  • Absolutely beautiful landscaped gardens on a grand scaly set around large lakes as a centrepiece. All kept in 1st class condition, one of the best gardens I have visited  more »
  • I ended up on the door...10usd for foreigners visitors??? What?? 10usd to see a garden... OK but for me is to mutch... There are so many things to see and free  more »
  • I have visited here twice now and have seen different things both times. View from the tower and aviary a highlight.  more »