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Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve - Things to Know Before Visiting

Myanmar (Burma)

Wildlife Sanctuaries

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About Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

Mein-ma-hla Kyun Wildlife Sanctuary is a wetland reserve in Lower Myanmar. It is located in Bogale Township in Ayeyarwady Division. Mein-ma-hla means beautiful women in Burmese, as the island is linked to a local Burmese myth. The wetland reserve is located on Mein-ma-hla island and is classified as a mangrove ecosystem reserve. The reserve occupies an area of 52.79sqmi and was established in 1986. The protected area has a total of 29 mangrove tree species and saltwater crocodiles.

Attractions Near Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

Kheng Hock Keong
Kheng Hock Keong120.63km from Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

The Kheng Hock Keong is the largest Chinese temple in Yangon. The temple attracts mostly Hokkien and Hakka worshipers.

Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue
Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue121.18km from Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

Musmeah Yeshua Synagogue is the last remaining Jewish house of worship in Downtown Yangon and Burma's only synagogue.

Pegu Club
Pegu Club121.3km from Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

It was well known because of its signature Pegu Club Cocktail. Pegu Club was a Victorian-style Gentlemen's club founded in 1871 during the British colonization of Burma. The Pegu Club building is now recognized as one of the heritage sites of Yangon.

National Museum Yangon
National Museum Yangon121.39km from Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

The National Museum of Myanmar is Founded in 1952, and the museum has an extensive collection of ancient artifacts, ornaments, works of art, inscriptions, and historic memorabilia, related to history, culture, and civilization of Burmese people.

Sri Kaali Amman Tamil Temple
Sri Kaali Amman Tamil Temple121.43km from Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

This temple is famous for its colorful architecture and carved roofs that depict portraits and images of many Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Shri Kali Temple was constructed in 1871 with amazing architecture.

Mahabandula Park
Mahabandula Park121.53km from Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

The Maha Bandula Park or Maha Bandula Garden is a public park, located in downtown Yangon. The park is named after General Maha Bandula who fought against the British in the First Anglo-Burmese War.

Where is Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve

Discover More Attractions in Ayeyarwady, Where Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve Is Located

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Ayeyarwady region is named after the river it occupies. Ayeyarwady region’s significance can be seen through its historic towns of Pathein and Bago, which has many monasteries and pagodas that date back to centuries ago