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Bago in the region of Bago with it's 244,376 inhabitants is a town in Myanmar - some 168 mi (or 270 km) South of Nay Pyi Taw, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Bago is now 03:30 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Rangoon" with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tha Song Yang, Om Koi, Mae La Noi, Mae Hong Son, Lampang or Shwemawdaw Paya Pagoda. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Lunchtime at Kha Khat Wain Kyaung Monast...

02:58 min ( May 17, 2012 by Aline Dassel)
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At the Kha Khat Wain Kyaung monastery in Bago, hundreds of scarlet-clad buddhist monks line up silently and slowly make their way into the communal dining room for lunch

Buddha's by motorbike Mattandnicole's ph...

02:38 min ( February 12, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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La magia en Bago Myanmar

00:58 min ( November 25, 2010 by dummybert)
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Haciendo juegos de magia callejeros para los cálidos birmanos

Bago Burma - Dharma Sanctuary org

04:22 min ( May 07, 2011 by Dharmasanctuary1)
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Bago, Burma - an old capitol an hour's drive north of Yangon. Various photos of temples and sculptures around town. The first five photos are of an immense and beautiful reclining Buddha in Chautakagy...

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Interesting facts about this location

Bago, Burma

Bago;; (Thai) Pha-Kho พะโค; formerly Pegu, is a city and the capital of Bago Region in Myanmar (Burma). It is located 50 miles from Yangon.

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Located at 17.34, 96.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Old Cities of Mon people, Populated places in Bago Region, Township capitals of Burma

Shwethalyaung Buddha

The Shwethalyaung Buddha is a reclining Buddha in the west side of Bago (Pegu), Burma (Myanmar). The Buddha, which has a length of 55 m (180 ft) and a height of 16 m (52 ft), is the second largest Buddha in the world, after the 74 m reclining Buddha in Dawei (Tavoy). The Buddha is believed to have been built in 994, during the reign of Mon King Migadepa. It was lost in 1757 when Pegu was pillaged.

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Located at 17.34, 96.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in Burma

Shwemawdaw Paya

The Shwemawdaw Paya is a stupa located in Bago, Myanmar. It is often referred to as the Golden God Temple. At 375 feet in height, the Shwemadaw holds the record for the tallest pagoda in the country although the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon is usually credited as the tallest pagoda in Myanmar (at 98 meters - approximately 321.5 ft). Shwemadaw, along with the Shwedagon and Kyaiktiyo, are famous Mon pagodas.

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Located at 17.34, 96.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buddhist temples in Burma, Pagodas

Kyaik Pun Paya

Kyaikpun Pagoda(က်ာ္ပန္ in Mon, Kyaik & Pon, is a pagoda in the Bago Division of Burma, in the city of Bago. Most notably, Kyaik Pun Pagoda is the home to the Four Seated Buddha shrine, a 90 ft statue depicting the four Buddhas namely Kakkusana, Konagamana, Kassapa, and Gotama seated in four positions, sitting back to back to four directions. The Four Seated Buddha was built by King Migadippa of Bago in the 7th Century AD and renovated by King Dhammaceti in the 15th century AD.

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Located at 17.34, 96.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
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National Highway 8 (Burma)

National Highway 8 (NR8) is the most important highway of southeastern Burma. It connects Payagyi to Myeik. The highway is joined by National Highway 1 in Payagyi at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:17|28|27|N|96|31|39|E| | |name= }}. At Thaton, it joins National Road 85. The highway then continues south and ends on the coast at Myeik at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:12|26|32|N|98|35|43|E| | |name= }}.

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Located at 17.34, 96.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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