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

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#1 of 7 in Parks in Mandalay Region
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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  • August 13, 2017
    Great gardens which offer a glimpse of colonial heritage. The climate is amazing and not as hot as eg Mandalay. On grounds there are a few things to see, a tower and a nice cafe Bamboo.  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    The gardens and lakes are beautiful and well managed. Nice food outlets. However, I was concerned with the treatment of the caged birds - especially the hornbills. There is a historical/societal view ...  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    It was great visit there on July 17 morning. Right now these Maymyo Botanical Garden is manage by private company. Garden,trees,lake and flowers were lovely. I got fully oxygen from fresh air was fant...  more »

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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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