Pya-Dar-Lin Cave

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Good Time To Visit:   The Whole Year
Visited: 660 Time

Pya-Dar-Lin Cave

      The most important prehistoric site Pyadalin Cave situates at about 10 miles west of Ywnanngan village and 4 miles east of Kindar Dam, Taunggyi District in the western Shan States finding a pre-historic and the Stone Age paintings that date back 11,000 years and discovered by geologist U Khin Maung Kyaw in 1961.

      There are two caves No (1) and No (2). The first one has the length of 80 ft, 20 ft width and the height of 14 ft. At a height of 10 ft 12 ft on the wall of Cave No (1), 12 kinds of primitive paintings carbon dating 13,400 years ago are found and it is supposed to be an abode of the Stone Age men lived. Stalactite and stalagmite are formed by drops of lime water from the roof. Over 1600 stone artifacts as well as many pieces of bone were found along with the site. The second is the largest cave in Myanmar with the length of 800 ft, the widest place about 300 ft and 90 ft height.
      The most suitable time to visit is during the winter.