Photo: The famous umbrellas of Pathein.

Things to see and do


While the Irrawaddy Delta’s major township of Pathein is certainly a fun, friendly and lively — if off-the-beaten-track — spot to visit, there aren’t many specific sights to see around here. It’s that kind of wandering around, smiling at locals, soaking up the atmosphere and sitting in tea shop kind of place, but one essential thing to do is visit one of the local parasol ... Read more about Parasols .

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Pathein market
Between Merchant St and Strand Rd, Pathein

If Pathein is a wandering around, soak-up-the-atmosphere kind of town, then the lively central market and vibrant waterfront are the places to do precisely ... Read more about Pathein market .

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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Pathein? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Burma_myanmar.

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