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Myeik (Mergui)

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Myeik, which locals called “Bake”, the city was known as Mergui during the colonial times, Myeik is located in the extreme south of the country on a peninsula jutting out into the Andaman Sea.

Myeik is the largest city in the Tanintharyi Region and this bustling town is a major trading centre that includes a strategically significant port that has existed during the past 500 years, the main business in Myeik is fishery. This charming city has many beautiful pagodas, Buddhist temples, historical and beautiful wooden architecture buildings and busy streets.

The town itself has many attractions to explore, the lively morning fish market is one of the attraction.

This beautiful town of Myeik can be reached by air from Yangon and the flight time takes about 2 hours. You can also fly from Myeik to Dawei, and this flight takes about 30 minutes. But the most interesting trip, will be to do overland safari by car and this trip takes about 8 hours, it’s such a beautiful sceneries along the way. And you can stop in a village and take your rest time, and meet with local people on the way to Myeik / Dawei.

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