Kyaikto is a town in the Mon State of south-east Myanmar. It is part of the Kyaikto Township in Thaton District. It is the nearest town to the Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, a famous landmark in Myanmar. The town of Kyaiktiyo at the foot of the mountain range, on the main street between Mawlamyine and Bago/Yangon. Most busses and the trains leave from here. Kinpun village, where most of the affordable guesthouses and hotels are, 15km/20min uphill from Kyaiktiyo town. Another 30min uphill from Kinpun is the mountaintop village where the expensive upscale hotels and the Golden Rock are located.