The peaceful  sea side town of Daweis an emerging tourist destinations,featuring  colonial-era buildings,busy markets,and religious sites such as the gilded Shwe Taung Zar Pagoda and,a few miles outsides of town,the 245-foot Shwethalyaung Daw Mu reclining Buddha image.Dawei’s main attraction,however ,is its location on the Andaman Sea: Maungmagan Beach,8miles west of town,stretches along a scenic bay,and even quieter and prettier beaches can be found farther  up and down the coast.