Myanmar Tour – Traveling To Twante Town
Myanmar Tour– Myanmar is not only referred to as the land of gold with a wealth of natural resources, but also famous for many unique attractions have been attracting tourists everywhere come to. What’s even better is that during their Myanmar pilgrimage tour, visitors discover the system of temples, pagodas, museums, ancient buildings, primeval forests and tropical national parks. And traditional festivals of more than 135 races across the country.
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There is a special type of Myanmar tourism and many visitors choose it is spiritual tourism. It is a Buddhist country so it is no wonder that it owns hundreds of ancient temples. Previously, Myanmar had more than 6,000 ancient temples, but by the time, due to the devastating war and the influence of climate, more than half of these had become ruins. However, today there are still more than 3,000 ancient temple temples. Including 3 most: the world’s largest temple, the world’s oldest temple and the world’s most unique temple.
Traveling To Twante Town
Traveling To Twante Town, visitors will be charmed to admire the ancient monument, extremely magnificent and explore the pottery culture in this place.
The small town of Twante is known for its pottery, cotton weaving and a ancient Mon monastic populations. Most of the town was demolished by the Cyclone Nargis in May 2008 but it was significantly recovered thereafter.
During tourist Twante by small ferries are good reasons to come here. You will pass through small wooden fishing boats pulling the net. Then the larger freight trains are heading for Yangon and on the shore, the small villages where the children are running away from the leafy huts to go out.
Best destinations of Twante Town
Being high 250 ft, Shwesandaw Temple is a stupa built by the Monks. Having 1000 years old, this temple is only slightly younger than Shwedadong in Yangon. One corner of this complex is to worship King Bayinaung (also known as Bayint Nyaung), who rebelled against the rebels.
Near the south entrance of the temple is a 100-year-old Mandalay-style bronze Buddha statue. The Buddha statue has eyes straight ahead. Along with the west side of the stupa are several statues of this type.
Ceramics are a major industry in Twante, supplying the whole delta region with potent ceramic products of countless dimensions and shapes. The pots are fired in the cauldrons of Oh-Bo Pottery Sheds in the Oh-Bo district of the canal, about a 15 minute walk from the pier.
How to come Twante Town
The easiest way to get to Twante from Yangon is to take a short ferry to cross the river and then catch a public car. Pedestrian ferry from Pansoda Road near the foot of Pansodan Mountain and opposite the Strand Hotel) to cross the Yangon River to Dalah (two-way ticket is 2000 Kyat, 5 minutes).
Remember you will need a license from MTT in Yangon. The process includes you writing a guarantee that you will not sleep overnight and you do not need to do any administrative procedures. You also need to fill in a few more forms and they will need your passport. The whole process takes 5 minutes and does not cost anything. You will have to show your permission before you buy tickets and go across the river.
And when you arrive at Dalah flyover, there are vehicles that can take you to Twante. Recently Twante’s favorite way to get to Twante is to take a slow ferry from Yangon. Ferry back to Yangon on Sunday night because you can not stay here. It is best to return to Dalah on a motorcycle. Twante Town will really make your Myanmar Tour more enjoyable .