What is Kawthaung famous for?

What is Kawthaung famous for?

Kawthaung (Victoria Point) As is customary for Myanmar towns of this size, Kawthaung is home to hilltop pagodas offering good views of the sea and surrounding area; the Pyi Daw Aye Pagoda is close to the centre of town and has market stalls at it entrances.

What town in Myanmar was formerly known as Victoria Point?

During British rule in Burma between 1824 and 1948, it was known as Victoria Point. As of 2021, it has a population of 57,949….Kawthaung.

Kawthaung ကော့သောင်းမြို့
Country Myanmar
Region Tanintharyi Region
District Kawthaung
Township Kawthaung Township

Where is Nyaung Oo Phee Island?

southern Myanmar
Nyaung Oo Phee Island (Burmese: ညောင်ဦးဖီးကျွန်း) also spelled as Nyaung Oo Pee Island is the one of 804 excellent Islands of Mergui Archipelago, in Tanintharyi Region, southern Myanmar. Nyaung Oo Phee island is situated in the Andaman Sea. It is one of the newest virgin islands of the world.

How do you get to Nyaung Oo Phee Island?

How to get there

  1. Via Ranong (through Thailand Tour Operators)
  2. Via Kawthaung or Yangon (through Myanmar Tour Operators)
  3. With 1:15 hours speed boat ride from either Ranong or Kawthaung piers.
  4. Domestic Airlines – MNA and Air KBZ Airlines fly everyday to Kawthaung.

Where is Kawthaung located?

Kawthaung is located about 10°N and 98.30°E at the mouth of Kyan River on the Malay Peninsula. To its east is the Thai border town of Ranong. To its west, and south-west, the Andaman Sea opens up to the Indian Ocean and Bokpyin Township is located to the north.

What does Kawthaung Mon stand for?

Kawthaung Mon,ကော့ပိ ( Burmese: ကော့သောင်း; MLCTS: kau. saung:, pronounced [kɔ̰θáʊ̯ɰ̃]; Thai: เกาะสอง; RTGS : Ko Song, pronounced [kɔ̀ʔ sɔ̌ːŋ]; Malay: Pulodua, ڤولودوا) is a town located in the southernmost part of Myanmar, in the Tanintharyi Region. During British rule in Burma between 1824 and 1948, it was known as Victoria Point.

What to do in Kawthoung?

Kawthoung port 4. Third Mile Temple 5. ZedetkyiKyun Island 6. Burma Boating 7. Island Safari – Mergui Archipelago 8. Elegant Myanmar Tours 9. Cocks Comb Island 10. Kawthaung Tour 11. Orient Sail 12. Sweet Go 13. Coral Fish Travels and Tours 14. Sweet Go

What are the ethnicities of Kawthaung?

Burmese Chinese and Burmese Indians, who migrated to Kawthaung during colonial rule for tin mining and other industries also inhabit Kawthaung. Peranakan or Straits Chinese, called Pashu by the Burmese, can also be found in Kawthaung.