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Delve into Kyat in Myanmar

Kyat in the region of Magway is located in Myanmar - some 139 mi or ( 223 km ) North-West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kyat

Local time in Kyat is now 11:12 PM (Friday) . 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 Zigyun. 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 Kyat ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Burma: Bagan

2:43 min by garoessler
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One of the most gorgeous sights I have ever seen is the temples of Bagan at sunrise! We did not spend nearly enough time in this wonderful place. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Htilominlo Temple

Htilominlo Temple is a Buddhist temple located in Bagan (formerly Pagan), in Burma/Myanmar, built during the reign of King Htilominlo (also known as Nandaungmya) in 1211. The temple is three stories tall, with a height of 46 metres (150 feet), and built with red brick. It is also known for its elaborate plaster moldings. On the first floor of the temple, there are four Buddhas that face each direction. The temple was damaged in the 1975 earthquake and subsequently repaired.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.18 94.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.17 94.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 1297 disestablishments, History of Burma, States and territories established in 849

Ananda Temple

The Ananda Temple, located in Bagan, Myanmar is a Buddhist temple built in 1105 AD during the reign (1084–1113) of King Kyanzittha of the Pagan Dynasty. It is one of four surviving temples in Bagan. The temple layout is in a cruciform with several terraces leading to a small pagoda at the top covered by an umbrella known as hti, which is the name of the umbrella or top ornament found in almost all pagodas in Myanmar.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.17 94.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: 1091 establishments, Buddhist temples in Burma, Religious organizations established in the 1090s

Shwezigon Pagoda Bell

The Shwezigon Pagoda Bell is a temple bell located at the Shwezigon Pagoda in Bagan, Myanmar. The 3423 kg bell was dedicated to the pagoda by King Bayinnaung of Toungoo Dynasty in 1557. The inscriptions on the bell in Burmese, Mon, and Pali describe the important events of the first six years of his reign.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.18 94.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Individual bells, Toungoo dynasty

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.17 94.86 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

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