Pathein Tourism

Pathein (Burmese: ပုသိမ်မြို့; MLCTS: pu. sim mrui., Burmese pronunciation: [pəθèiɴ mjo̰]; Mon: ဖာသီ, [pha sɛm]), formerly called Bassein, is a port city with a 2004 population estimated at 315,600, and the capital of the Ayeyarwady Region, Burma. It lies on the Pathein River (Bassein), which is a western branch of the Irrawaddy River.Pathein is the fourth largest city of Burma (Myanmar), situated 190 kilometres (120 mi) west of Yangon. It is located within the Pathein Township of Pathein District and is also the seat of all. Although once part of the Mon kingdom, Pathein has few ethnic Mon residents today. The majority are of Bamar, Burmese Indians, Karen ethnicity. There are, however, notable minoritiy Rakhine.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Pathein, which is a city in Myanmar. After your splendid visit to Pathein, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Yangon. Yangon is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Shwedagon Pagoda, Taukkyan War Cemetery, Chaukhtatgyi Buddha Temple. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Pathein.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Pathein.

    • Climate Index 50.54 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pathein

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.02 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.9 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 109.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 31.66 USD

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