CHAUK HTUT GYI RECLINING BUDDHA IMAGE

The reclining Chauk Htut Gyi Buddha Image is 70m in length and built in the year 1908. There are several monasteries and souvenirs around the pagoda and it is an interesting place to see people’s activities.







NATIONAL MUSEUM

It is a newly built museum and has five stories. Arts of Myanmar writing, manuscripts, palace models and the throne of last Myanmar’s king are exhibited on the ground floor. On first floor, royal regalia, the records from pre-historic age of Myanmar, and picture of stupas and temples from Bagan are shown. Myanmar traditional arts and crafts, rural life, and traditional musical instruments are shown on the second floor. Myanmar’s’ paintings, clothing, gems and jewelry, Buddha images and costumes of various tribes are exhibited on the third and fourth floor respectively.



NAGAR GLASS FACTORY

One who loves to see handmade glasswares should not miss this small family run “factory”. The place is situated 30 minutes from downtown and is a place worth to visit and well known amongst all the expatriates. The glasswares are made from recycled glass and are relatively fragile. Drinking glasses and decoration items are produced on order. However the place had badly suffered from Nargis storm in 2008 and the owner can’t rebuild the factory until now.

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