Thanlyin is a major port city of Burma, located across Bago River from the city of Yangon. Thanlyin Township
comprises 17 quarters and 28 village tracts. It is home to the largest port in the country.It (Syriam) lies 45 minutes drive from Yangon across the
1822 meter long bridge spanning the Bago River. It was once an important trading port of the Portuguese in the early 17th century. Kyaikkhauk
Pagoda in Thanlyin and Yele Pagoda in Kyauktan are some of the places of interest.