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Museums to explore in Mon State

Mon State

Mon State is blessed with several places of tourist interest. There are several pagodas, out of which the Win Sein Taw Ya Pagoda is a remarkable place where we can see the world's largest reclining Buddha statue.

Mon Cultural Museum
Mon Cultural MuseumNo.50, Corner of Baho Road and, ထားဝယ်တံတားလမ်း, Mawlamyine, Myanmar (Burma)

This is a two-story building dedicated to the Mon history of the region. The exhibits are displayed downstairs while reading rooms are upstairs. The modest collection of the museum includes scales with Mon inscriptions, hundred-year-old sculptures of wood, ceramics, thanaka grinding stones, silver betel boxes. In front of the museum, you can see a British cannon dated 1826 and a huge Myanmar gong. Most labels are in Myanmar on although some are in English.

Map of Museums to explore in Mon State