Pyay is principal town of Pyay Township in the Bago Region in Burma. located about 285 km
north of Yangon, on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy. It is easily accessible by road or by rail which takes about 5 hours. A few kilometers
north-east of the town is Thayekhlttaya (Sri Ksetra), an archaeological site of the ancient Pyu capital (5th to 9th Century). Shwesandaw Pagoda,
Hsehtakyi Pagoda, Shwe Phone Pwint Museum, Bawbawgyi Pagoda, Bebegyi Pagoda, Payagyi and Payama Stupas are other places of interest in
and around Pyay. There are many hotels with modern facilities for foreign visitors.