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Delve into Cheik in Myanmar

Cheik in the region of Magway is located in Myanmar - some 124 mi or ( 199 km ) North-West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Cheik

Local time in Cheik is now 01:39 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Chittagong, Aizawl, Agartala, and Zitawbin. While being here, you might want to check out Mae Hong Son . We discovered some clip posted online . 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 Cheik ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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エアーマンダレーの機上からバガンの大地を眺める

3:15 min by の見た世界 さるみみ
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ヤンゴンを6:30に出発したエアーマンダレー機は、7:50分頃、バガン上空に到達しました。 ミャンマー中部の雄大な風景を眺めます。 ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Yaw River

Yaw River or Ywa River is a river of Burma, a tributary of the Irrawaddy. It flows into the Irrawaddy on the right (west) just above the town of Seikpyu, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:20|54|13|N|94|48|39|E| | |name= }}. The Yaw River forms when the Kyaw River and the Kabyu River flow together at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:21|25|13|N|94|36|48|E| | |name= }}. It flows basically south with a slight trend eastward.

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Located at 20.90 94.81 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Rivers of Burma

Dhammayangyi Temple

Dhammayangyi Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan, Myanmar. Largest of all the temples in Bagan, the Dhammayan as it is popularly known was built during the reign of King Narathu (1167-1170). Narathu, who came to the throne by assassinating his father Alaungsithu and his elder brother, presumably built this largest temple to atone for his sins. The Dhammayangyi is the widest temple in Bagan, and is built in a plan similar to that of Ananda Temple.

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Located at 21.16 94.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

Bagan

Bagan is an ancient city located in the Mandalay Region of Burma (Myanmar). From the 9th to 13th centuries, the city was the capital of the Kingdom of Pagan, the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern Myanmar. During the kingdom's height between the 11th and 13th centuries, over 10,000 Buddhist temples, pagodas and monasteries were constructed in the Bagan plains alone, of which the remains of over 2200 temples and pagodas still survive to the present day.

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Located at 21.17 94.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 9th-century establishments, Bagan, Buddhist art and culture, Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Burma, History of Burma, Populated places in Mandalay Region, Township capitals of Burma, Visitor attractions in Burma

Thatbyinnyu Temple

Thatbyinnyu Temple is a famous temple located in Bagan (formerly Pagan), built in the mid-12th century during the reign of King Alaungsithu. It is adjacent to Ananda Temple. Thatbyinnyu Temple is shaped like a cross, but is not symmetrical. The temple has two primary storeys, with the seated Buddha image located on the second storey.

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Located at 21.17 94.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

Pagan Kingdom

The Kingdom of Pagan (lit. "Pagan Period"; also commonly known as the Pagan Dynasty and the Pagan Empire) was the first kingdom to unify the regions that would later constitute modern-day Burma (Myanmar). Pagan's 250-year rule over the Irrawaddy valley and its periphery laid the foundation for the ascent of Burmese language and culture, the spread of Burman ethnicity in Upper Burma, and the growth of Theravada Buddhism in Burma and in mainland Southeast Asia.

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Located at 21.17 94.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 1297 disestablishments, History of Burma, States and territories established in 849

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