Halin Archaeological Museum
Halin (95’ 49.7” E 22’ 28.2” N), 540 hectares, lies 13 kilometers southeast of the modern town of Shwebo within the 1,00 kilometer square basin of the Mu River Valley. The walled site is located between the Ayeyarwaddy and Mu Rivers with its moats and canals aligned with the prevailing land slope from northeast to southwest. There is a depression to the south now occupied by the Halin in of lake. Rice yields were probably augmented by irrigation waters from the Nagayon tank which lies to the southeast of the city. To the south of Halin is hot springs associated with rich salt fields, while to the northeast there is access to the largest silver mine in the region. The palace is located near the middle of the site. It locates in the watershed between the Mu and Ayeyarwaddy Rivers, 18 kilometers southeast of Shwebo and 24 kilometers east of the present course of the Mu River.