Pyin Oo Lwin or Maymyo is the most beautiful hill-station in Myanmar. It is situated on the edge of Shan Plateau. The town has 5 names; Maymyo, Pyin Oo Lwin (The Edge of Highland), Pann Myo (Flowers City), Nnin Myo (Snow City) and Taung Hlay Kharr Myo (Hill Stairs City). The British built the town because of its lovely situation in the high mountains.
The trace of British influence can still be seen although they retreated in 1948; The Stage Coaches, the Office Buildings and Private Houses in the British Style of Splendor, the trees and gardens and so on.