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Maymyo Botanical Garden (National Kandawgyi Park)

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Worth spending a couple of hours here

It's a large area with lots to see. The orchid display (at the right time of year) would be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen D
Amersham, United Kingdom
Wonderful oasis of calm

A must do while in Pyin oo Lwin. Beautifully maintained gardens with a classic British feel. Plan... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“petrified wood”(31 reviews)
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This copy of London's Kew Gardens was built in 1917.
Pyin U Lwin, Pyin Oo Lwin (Maymyo), Myanmar
+95 9 510 9973
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Reviewed yesterday

It's a large area with lots to see. The orchid display (at the right time of year) would be beautiful, the tower gives great views of the city and surrounding countryside, the aviary has roosting peacocks, the takin look quite different to any goat I've...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must do while in Pyin oo Lwin. Beautifully maintained gardens with a classic British feel. Plan on spending a few hours.

Thank DavePatti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From Mandalay, you can take a taxi (share taxi, about 5000 kyats for one person) about an hour to the park。 The weather make you really chill, comfortable. Good view, excillent experiment In Pyin you can buy a ticket to catch the train to Goteik...More

Thank ngocnhinguyen23
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

I love the garden view and nice lake views. it is very good to take pictures and walking in the morning.

1  Thank Jacky T
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

These gardens became the highlight of our stay here in Pyin Oo Lwin. We were awestruck by the Butterfly Museum housing over 1,000 specimens, beautifully displayed. No photos allowed. The bamboo forest, floral displays, aviary, lake and delightful restaurant all make for a memorable outing...More

1  Thank margaret_Aus446
Reviewed September 9, 2018

The entry of USD 5 is on the steep side but the park is well kept and the flower arrangements are beautiful. Most disturbing was the garbage and litter lying everywhere; not only where there too few litter bins but it also requires education at...More

Thank Laddawan S
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The gardens is large and we spent an entire afternoon there with our toddler. In addition to the grounds there is a playground which our child loved. The petrified wood and fossil exhibits were unexpected treats. There is a nice restaurant/ coffee shop on the...More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We spent the afternoon here and it was so beautiful. The entrance fee is $5 which may be a little steep for Myanmar, but it is clear that the money goes straight back into the gardens. It was simply beautiful! Great to spend a couple...More

Thank ChloeCampbell97
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Great for a couple of hours of calm to escape the hustle and bustle. The orchids were out of season and the butterfly museum was just that, glass cases of pinned examples. The fruit tree area and the aviary were very good as were the...More

Thank Billyfurey
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

You can go with car rental or bike from your hotel. I found a new place to visit in there... “Bamboo House” coffee shop is so beautiful and prices are so cheap. Remember to notice that Garden are closed in 6PM.

Thank 836htoom
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April 27, 2018|
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Response from win k | Property representative |
5 US per person.
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October 16, 2017|
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Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
Sunday 9am–6pm Monday 9am–6pm Tuesday 9am–6pm Wednesday 9am–6pm Thursday (Tazaungdaing festival (Observed)) 9am–6pm Hours might differ Friday (Tazaungdaing festival) 9am–6pm Hours might differ Saturday 9am–6pm