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Address: Kawthoung, Myanmar

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Kawthaung Checkpoint

Hi-light: The King statue, of course. But also the panoramic view of southernmost tip of Myanmar mainland. Location: **** No public transport up the hill, but easily assess... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Termtem
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Thailand
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Hi-light: The King statue, of course. But also the panoramic view of southernmost tip of Myanmar mainland. Location: **** No public transport up the hill, but easily assess by motorcycle or even an exercise walk. Universal design: * The place is not for the unhealthy elderly or wheel-chair people. No ramp, but a steep stairs with hand rails to the... More 

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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

As there is not much to do in the city, you will most likely end up here. The park is nice enough place for walk and the history if the king is quite interesting. Good introduction to the region. I also recommend to push further down from statue towards water, this is some less developed neighborhood of the city and... More 

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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

very wonderful!!We have to pay 10bat for entrance but the scene is really nice.. We are fresh by amazing views.. worth a place to visit .

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Thank Tinhtutaung
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

Visited this place around 3:30 PM, there's alot of people came for jogging. At sea side , it's a very nice view of andaman sea and some islands. Atmosphere was greate with natural fresh air. Recommended to visit once, specially in the evenings.

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Thank nekted a
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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Visited as part of a day trip from Ranong. There is not a great deal to see in the area. The statue is well maintained and there are nice views. The is an inscription in Burmese and English which explains the significance of this King.

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Thank tomski2001
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 March 2016

It's a very nice gold statue, no wonder it is a landmark of Kaw thoung. I can also see the sea view on the other side of the stairs.

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Thank Yu N
Koh Phangan, Thailand
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Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Me and my friends going to visit at evening time , this place from view is very beautiful and relaxing . We have some happy time there many people come to visit at night too . There have children playground also nice for relax family too . If you are in Kaungthong you should visit to Statue of King Bayinnong... More 

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Thank Zaw M
Ranong Province, Thailand
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Reviewed 25 November 2014

Statue situated on southernmost hill of Myanmar which you can enjoy overlooking the entire town with beautiful views.

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