High up in western Shan State, Kalaw is an old hill station with a laid back atmosphere, refreshing climate and scenic views. Many of Kalaw’s original colonial-era buildings remain, and it is also known as Myanmar’s trekking mecca.Kalaw was popular with the British during colonial rule. Kalaw is the main setting of the novel Kalaw Township is situated in Taunggyi District, the Southern Shan State. It has an area of 582.1 square miles (or) 1,512.9 square kilometers.Kalaw is a popular hill station of Myanmar. It is well known trekking destination offering walks throughout the region, including to the famous Inle Lake. Kalaw stands high on the western edge of the Shan Plateau. It is 70 km west of Taungyi.Shwe U Min Paya,Hnee Paya,Pindaya Caves,Kakku Pagodas,Main Ma Ye Tha-Khin –Ma Mountain ,Hsu Taung Pye Paya,Christ The King Church,Thein Taung Pagoda Monastery are top sights in kalaw.