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About Taunggyi, Myanmar
Taunggyi is located in Myelat region. It serves as the capital city of Shan State and is one of the largest cities in Myanmar. The town got its name from the ridge on the eastern part of the city. The main inhabitants of Taunggyi are the people who belong to Inthas and the Pa-Ohs ethnic group. As the capital city of Shan State, Taunggyi serves as home to several government offices.
The town serves as home to Taunggyi University, Taunggyi Education College and the University of Computer Studies.
Transportation in Taunggyi
The closest airport to Taunggyi is in Heho town, it is just about an hour driving distance from the heart of the city. The major access to the town is through a mountainous road. Taungyyi is also served by a railway service.
What to do in Taunggyi
Some of the interesting places in Taungyii includes the monasteries around town, you can get interesting souvenirs and foodstuffs at the five day market where farmers and traders from the area assemble to sell fresh farm produce. As a visitor to the town, you can hardly be short of things to do in Taunggyi. Visit the nearby Inle Lake and its environs which is home the Intha culture and famous for its traditional craft industry and floating market which is only accessible by using traditional longboats. Local pagodas, the Shan State Cultural Museum which holds an array of displays on Shan culture as well as historical artefacts like the belongings of the Sawbwas are some of the things to see in Taunggyi.
People in Taunggyi celebrate the Tazaungdine festival with Kahtein, by offering monk robes as well as releasing up fire balloons in shapes of ox, elephants, birds and parrots in the sky. It is a colourful celebration every tourist should look out for.
Hotels in Taunggyi, Shan State
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