Tourism is yet to catch up with Pyay, although not a lot to see it takes time as all sights are a long way out or apart, the country side is fascinating with any bullock Drays and people working the land in traditional methods again using bullocks.
Grain drying on mats near the roads.
visit the local market, relax at The Lucky Dragon (a two night stay is recommended, eat at Tokyo Restaurant, arrange a drivery to take you on a tour of the local area
If you would like to see Myanmar way of life and discover the very old ruin by sitting on the ox-cart which is nearby Pyay to be back to the ancient past.
This city was older than Bagan and somewhere else in this country and there were not so many foreigners. I like Pyay more than Bagan! I would recommend Pyay!
A friendly town with some fantastic sights, particularly the Shwezagon Pagoda, and a good location beside the Irrawaddy.
There is a great Japanese Restaurant beside the river called Yokohama that has just opened 10 minutes walk north of the Lucky Dragon along Strand Road.