• Ava (Inn Wa)
  • Mandalay Region
  • Kyaukse District
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  • MMKyats
  • Burmese

General Information About Ava (Inn Wa)

• Inwa, located across Myit Nge River about 20 kilometers southwest of Mandalay is the capital of Burmese Kingdom for nearly 400 years.

• All the major Buildings, which were not destroyed during the earthquake of 1838, had been transferred first to Amarapura and then to Mandalay however the 88 feet high watchtower known as the "leaning tower of Ava" and Bargaya teak monastery which is famous for it's teak pillars amounting to 267 in total are still to be seen today.