Monywa about 136 km to the west of Mandalay, a major center for trade and commerce for agricultural product from surrounding Chindwin Velly. Mohnyin Thambuddhy Paya which houses over 50000 images of Buddha and features many hundreds of golden spires. Giant reclining Buddha a Bodhi Tahtaung (one thousand Bodhi Tree) Shwezigon Paya, Aung Setkya Paya and Phowintaung are major places for the visitors.
The best way to visit around Monywa is by taking private taxi. One can fly with Flight from Mandalay or Yangon Airport. It can be reached by taking bus from Mandalay to Monywa.