The Map Of mawlamying

mawlamying, formerly known as Moulmein, is a town in the Mon State of Myanmar. It was the administrative capital of British Lower Burma and a thriving teak port from 1826 to 1862. The city was a strategic location and the first British seaport in Southeast Asia. The timber trade helped the city grow and prosper. mawlamying has a long history of invasion and rebellion. It was originally a Mon city, and the Burmese first captured it in 1541. The town's signature landmark is the Kyaikthanlan pagoda, which was built in 875 AD. Some believe this is the site where Rudyard Kipling wrote his famous poem, "The Road to Mandalay". mawlamying has many old colonial buildings, but many have been replaced by modern concrete buildings.