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Yenangyat Destination Guide

Delve into Yenangyat in Myanmar

Yenangyat in the region of Magway is a city in Myanmar - some 127 mi or ( 205 km ) North-West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Current time in Yenangyat is now 11:20 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Chittagong, Aizawl, Agartala, and Zigyun. While being here, make sure to check out Mae Hong Son . We encountered some video on the web . 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 Yenangyat ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Burma: Bagan

3:55 min by arievanh
Views: 15149 Rating: 5.00

Bagan, Burma. One of the main tourist attractions of Burma, you can see temples everywhere you look. There are about 2000 temples in Bagan. ..

Biking Bagan

5:31 min by contemporarynomad
Views: 3484 Rating: 4.64

Bagan certainly is one of the highlight of our trip to Myanmar! Visitors can explore the ancient city by car, foot, horse cart, ox cart, or hot air balloon. But the best way to get away from everyone ..


Aung San Suu Kyi Pilgrimage to Bagan

1:19 min by lotus3232
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4-8 July 2011, Aung San Suu Kyi first trip outside Yangoon since her release... Fortunately, her pilgrimage to Bagan was safe... Photos from bbc burmese version : www.bbc.co.uk Musique from Aung Win G ..

Bagan-Birmanie

0:30 min by riscouchas
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La magnifique plaine de Bagan dévoile ses centaines de Pagodes ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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 10 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.17 94.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 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

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

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.16 94.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.17 94.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: 1091 establishments, Buddhist temples in Burma, Religious organizations established in the 1090s

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