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Touring Kanmyin in Myanmar

Kanmyin in the region of Bago is located in Myanmar - some 164 mi or ( 263 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Time in Kanmyin is now 01:42 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Mae La Noi, Lampang, Chiang Mai, Ywathit, and Thanatpin. Being here already, consider visiting Mae La Noi . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Kanmyin ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 15 km away
Tags: Roads in Burma

Moe Yin Gyi Reservoir

Moe Yin Gyi Reservoir is a reservoir in the Bago Division in southern-central Burma. It is located at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:17|34|44|N|96|35|39|E| | |name= }}, north of Pyagyi and Bago. The reservoir was built in 1978 and 11 years later the area became part of the Moe Yin Gyi Reserve. The small town of Pyinbongyi lies on the western side of the lake.

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Located at 17.58 96.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Bago Region, Lakes 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 21 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma, Pagodas

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 22 km 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 96.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

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