The town retains a faded colonial atmosphere.
Founded as a hill station by British civil servants fleeing the heat of the plains.The town is surrounded by Buddhist pagodas,hill top view points and the peaceful villlages of Palaung,Pa O,Thaung Yo and Danu tribes.
Kalaw has a maganificant population of nepalease Gurkha, Hindu, Sikhs and Muslims who came here to build roads and railways line during the British period.
At an altitude of 1320 metres
Christ the king church
On the way to Indein
Kalaw Half Marathon(21km)
Kalaw Trail Run (12km)
Jeep Around Kalaw