Pathein is a major port city and the hub to the two most popular beaches of Yangon: Ngwe Saung and Chaung Tha. Myanmar's fourth largest city and one of the most important ports Ayeyarwady Delta. On the east bank of the River Pathein, also called Ngawan, are bustling motor boats and row boats. They pay 50 kyat per person to cross the river to the other side. Patehin is a great small town with a huge golden pagoda in the middle of the city. Wooden rowing boats compete with huge iron engined boats, with their roaring engines and black smoky breath.