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Gaw Yin Gyi Island - Things to Know Before Visiting

Gaw Yin Gyi Island, Myanmar (Burma)


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About Gaw Yin Gyi Island

Gaw Yin Gyi Island is an island in Ayeyarwady Region in South West Myanmar. It is a tourist destination due to its beautiful rock formation and reefs. There are so many other attractions here and daily a lot of peoples visits to this place. There is a rock climbing and bouldering site. Deepwater soloing is available.

Attractions Near Gaw Yin Gyi Island

Ngwesaung Beach
Ngwesaung Beach39.1km from Gaw Yin Gyi Island

A beautiful white sand beach which was located in the heart of the Myanmar, which was famous for its crystal clear water and the surrounding is very beautiful and tourist-friendly. There are so many resorts and hotels are here and we can enjoy a beautiful evening here.

Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve
Mein-ma-hla-kyun Wildlife Reserve127.64km from Gaw Yin Gyi Island

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.

Kyauk Taw Gyi (White Marble Buddha)
Kyauk Taw Gyi (White Marble Buddha)204.37km from Gaw Yin Gyi Island

The temple features a 25 feet tall Buddha called the Loka Chantha Abhaya Labha Muni, which is carved out of a single piece of white marble.

People's Square and Park
People's Square and Park204.53km from Gaw Yin Gyi Island

The park contains a beautiful fountain with white elephants, Many plants, trees, and flowers can be found in this area.

National Museum Yangon
National Museum Yangon204.62km from Gaw Yin Gyi Island

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.

Pegu Club
Pegu Club204.69km from Gaw Yin Gyi Island

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.

Where is Gaw Yin Gyi Island

Discover More Attractions in Ayeyarwady, Where Gaw Yin Gyi Island 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