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If you go there by waterway, it is 21 nautical miles from Maw Tin Jetty.

Myanmar has over 300 cities. According to historical testimonials, Twantay was the ancient city, which stands nearest to the present capital Yangon. It has linkages with Bagan, Innwa, Taunggoo and Koneabaung eras.

Agriculture and Fisheries are the main business for populace. Local products such as bamboo, rattans, bamboo-trays, sieves, and bamboo-chairs are also produced there. As pottery is one of their industries, you can see many potter workshops. You can also see many looms, as weaving is also another traditional industry.

You can see the Tuktapat trees, which only grow in Twantay, Mandalay, Pyay and The Htone. There are two kinds of Tuktapat tree male and female. The Tuktapat fruit is considered royal, because in ancient times, this fruit is consumed only by kinds. One strange thing about this fruit is that, it can only be eaten when the fruit ripens and fall off the tree.

This fruit is said to be good for your health if dip in honey and eaten. Nowadays, monks and old people consume this fruit for their health.

The ancient city of Twantay, is not only prosperous, pleasant and beautiful but also famous for its ancient historical ShweSanDaw pagoda.

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