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Kyaukkyi Destination Guide

Touring Kyaukkyi in Myanmar

Kyaukkyi in the region of Magway is located in Myanmar - some 137 mi or ( 221 km ) North-West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Time in Kyaukkyi is now 12:12 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 Hong Son, Chittagong, Aizawl, Agartala, and Zitawbin. Being here already, consider visiting Mae Hong Son . Check out our recomendations for Kyaukkyi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 20 km away
Tags: 1297 disestablishments, History of Burma, States and territories established in 849

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 20 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

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.

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Located at 21.17 94.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: 1091 establishments, Buddhist temples in Burma, Religious organizations established in the 1090s

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 22 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma