Lashio is the largest town in northern Shan State, Myanmar, about 200 kilometers (120 mi) northeast of Mandalay. It is situated on a low mountain spur overlooking the valley of the Nam Yaoriver. Loi Leng, the highest mountain of the Shan Hills, is located 45 km to the southeast of Lashio.
The population is made up of mostly Shan, Chinese and Burmese.
What To See In Lashio?
Religious sites include the YanTineAung Pagoda and Mansu Pagoda.
A Colorful Pagoda. It is also home to Myanmar’s largest Chinese Pagoda, fitting given it’s geographical location and substantial Chinese Population.
Located on a hill to the western side of Theinni Road, and it is over 250 years old. The Mansu temple is about 5 kilometers out of town and easy to reach by bicycle or taxi. It blends in perfectly with the landscape and, the Chinese influences are cleared in the design work.