Mawlamyine (Moulmein) is the capital city of MonState and lies at the mouth of ThanlwinRiver. It is also one of the largest city in the country after Yangon and Mandalay. It is situated 300 km south-east of Yangon and is easily accessible by road or train from Yangon. Places of sightseeing are the Kyaikthalan Pagoda, built in 875 AD, Uzina Pagoda, Shwesandaw Pagoda, Queen Sein Done Monastery, Kyaikkhami mid-water pagoda and Setse Beach. If time permits or you get a chance, you should visit ThanbyuzayatTown (about 34 km), famous for the Allied War Memorial Cemetery where the allied prisoners who died while building the famous “Death Railway” are buried.