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Aseiktaung Destination Guide

Explore Aseiktaung in Myanmar

Aseiktaung in the region of Bago is a town in Myanmar - some 153 mi or ( 247 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Aseiktaung is now 02:55 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a 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, Mae La Noi, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, and Chiang Mai. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tha Song Yang . Where to go and what to see in Aseiktaung ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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 17.47 96.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Roads in 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 96.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

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 17.33 96.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Old Cities of Mon people, Populated places in Bago Region, Township capitals of 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 96.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma, Pagodas

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