Hpa-An's Attractive Places
written by Unknown at 10-Sep-2019
Kayin State is one of the beautiful places
and is plenty of Natural Beauty, Cave and Waterfall. Kayin State is also known
as Karen State and the capital city is Hpa-An. The primry religions practiced in Karen State are
Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. Its area is 11731 square miles and its population
is about 1,057,505. All together with Sagaw Kayins, Po Kayins, Bwe Kayins and
Pako Kayins, Shans, Paos, Myanmars, and Mons also live in Kayin State,
comprising seven Townships and 410 Quarters. There are many sights to visit in
Kayin State. Among them, what the things attract to travelers are the natural
cave and beautiful sceneries. The one can explore both the antique style and
exposure the beauty of nature.
Zwekabin is mountain in Myanmar. It is in the region of Karen, in the southern
part of the country, 400km south of the capital Naypyitaw. The top of the
mountain is 722 meters above sea level. Zwekabin taung is the highest point in
the region. Around Mountain, it is quite densely populated, with 155
inhabitants per square kilometer. To get to the top, it will take 2 hours
hiking up a massive stairway. From the peak of the mountain, visitor can enjoy
the fabulous and breathtaking views of the surrounding area and sunset. The
compound will provide a lunch for those who arrive before noon. Lumbini Garden
with a thousand Buddha Images at the base of a large mountain is a great place
It balances on the peak of a limestone dominating the
beautiful manmade lake located near the Mount of Zwegabin in Hpa-An. There
is no entrance fee for the time being and just information you should know
before you give a vist is that it is closed for monks can peacefully meditate
during the lunch time. It is one of the attractions you should not miss when in
Kayin State. If you are vegetarian, there are always held alms giving
ceremony every day, especially for vegetarian. If you are not vegetarian, do
not worry about that. There are also plenty of tea shops and snack sellers
around the parking lots area where you will be able to try the traditional Kayin
food. You can exposure a picturesque sunset from it and
it is a must experiencing.
is situated about 15 miles from the southern part of Hpa-An. If we would tell
about the cave in Kayin State, the cave we should not forget is The Sadan cave.
It is two sided mouth in a rectangular shape. It is the longest cave in Kayin
State as well as the fifth longest cave in Myanmar Country. Be aware of your
step and take the light when you going in this Cave. It is very beautiful
scenery from the side of entrance of this cave.
Ka Thaung Cave
is situated about 1.26km at the south of Hpa-An and 3.21km at the east of Zwe
Ka Bin Mountain. It is a kind of one entrance limestone cave. The entrance is
wider than the inside of the cave and there are many pagodas and statue of the
Buddha. At the end of cave, the one can pays obeisance to the relics of Arhat.
The pagoda festival of the Kaw Ka Thaung is annually held on 2nd and
3rd days of Myanmar’s New Year.
is situated about 14.48km away from Hpa-An and it is located 50 meters from the
foothill. The white concrete stairways lead up to the cave. In the cave, the
one can explore not only historical facts but also cultural facts which are unique
things from the past to the till the present. It would be one of the famous
caves because of many ancient votive tablets and ancient images of the statue
of Buddha inside of the natural cave.
How to get there: it is approximately 270km, a
six hours drive away from Yangon. It can be possible to access to Hpa-An from
Kyaik Hti Yoe Pagoda.