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

Interactive map of Bago

Current time in Bago is now 01:13 AM (Tuesday) . 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, Om Koi, Mae La Noi, Mae Hong Son, and Lampang. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Tha Song Yang . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Bago ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Faces of Burma - Part 1

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These are some of the people we met in Burma. This is Part 1, please watch parts 2 and 3 too. Thanks to the people of Burma. Demographics of Burma, according to Wikipedia: Burma is ethnically diverse. ..

Faces of Burma - Part 2

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These are some of the people we met in Burma. This is Part 2, please watch parts 1 and 3 too. Thanks to the people of Burma. Demographics of Burma, according to Wikipedia: Burma is ethnically diverse. ..


Faces of Burma - Part 3

2:31 min by arievanh
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These are some of the people we met in Burma. This is Part 3, please watch parts 1 and 2 too. Thanks to the people of Burma. Demographics of Burma, according to Wikipedia: Burma is ethnically diverse. ..

Bago, Myanmar and surroundings traveler photos - TripAdvisor TripWow

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tripwow.tripadvisor.com - Tour of Bago, Myanmar created at TripWow by TravelPod TripAdvisor™ TripWow Slideshow of Bago by TravelPod. Cities visited on this trip: - Bago, Myanmar Photos in this video: ..


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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 17.33 96.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 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 2 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma, Pagodas

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 2 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

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 17.30 96.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

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 16 km away
Tags: Roads in Burma

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Bago