Pyin U Lwin Images 10 images Created 29 Feb 2012
Pyin U Lwin or Maymyo is a scenic hill station located in the Shan Highlands of Burma at an altitude of 1070 meters. Because of its cool climate it became a hill station and the summer capital of British Burma -the establishment would move to the town during the hot season to escape from the heat and humidity of Rangoon. Pyin Oo Lwin is the centre of the country's principal flower and vegetable production. In recent years the town has become the centre of Myanmar's rapidly growing coffee industry. During the British colonial period the town was named Maymyo after Captain May who established the township.