Delve into Alanbya in Myanmar
Alanbya in the region of Bago is a city in Myanmar - some 177 mi or ( 285 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .
Current time in Alanbya is now 03:23 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mae La Noi, Lampang, Chiang Mai, Thitpyuchaung, and Suppanu. While being here, make sure to check out Mae La Noi . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Alanbya ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Burma: Kyaiktiyo and Bago
We visit Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, also known as Golden Rock, a famous Buddhist pilgrimage site. Then we go to Bago to see the Shwemawdaw Pagoda, the Royal Palace and then Kyaik Pun Paya. ..
Golden Rock - Dharma Sanctuary.org
Golden Rock - Kyaiktiyo Burma. This is Burma's second most revered pilgrimage spot (after Schwedagon Paya). This is a video of devotees applying gold leaf to the Rock at night, also surrounding scenes ..
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Interesting facts about this location
The Sittaung (formerly, the Sittang or Sittoung) is a river in south central Myanmar in Bago Division. The Pegu Range separates its basin from that of the Irrawaddy. The river originates at the edge of the Shan Plateau southeast of Mandalay, and flows southward to the Gulf of Martaban. Its length is 420 km and its mean annual discharge is around 50 cubic kilometers per year.
Located at 17.20 96.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Kyaiktiyo Pagoda, also known as Golden Rock is a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site in Mon State, Myanmar. It is a small pagoda (7.3 metres) built on the top of a granite boulder covered with gold leaves pasted on by devotees. According to legend, the Golden Rock itself is precariously perched on a strand of the Buddha's hair. The rock seems to defy gravity, as it perpetually appears to be on the verge of rolling down the hill. The rock and the pagoda are at the top of Mt. Kyaiktiyo.
Located at 17.48 97.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 32 km away
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