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Kathegon Destination Guide

Explore Kathegon in Myanmar

Kathegon in the region of Bago is a town in Myanmar - some 174 mi or ( 280 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Kathegon

Current time in Kathegon is now 06:22 AM (Wednesday) . 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: Mae La Noi, Lampang, Chiang Mai, Thitpyuchaung, and Thanatpin. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Mae La Noi . Where to go and what to see in Kathegon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.34 96.50 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma, Pagodas

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= }}.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 17.47 96.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Roads in Burma