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Powa Taung Destination Guide

Touring Powa Taung in Myanmar

Powa Taung in the region of Mandalay is located in Myanmar - some 171 mi or ( 275 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Time in Powa Taung is now 02:50 PM (Sunday) . 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: Phayao, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai. Being here already, consider visiting Phayao . Check out our recomendations for Powa Taung ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Hsinbyume Pagoda

The Hsinbyume Pagoda (also known as Myatheindan Pagoda) is a large pagoda on the northern side of Mingun in Sagaing Region, on the western bank of the Irrawaddy River. It is approximately 10 km northwest of Mandalay and is located in the proximity of the Mingun Pahtodawgyi. The pagoda is painted white and is modeled on the physical description of the Buddhist mythological mountain, Mount Meru.

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Located at 22.06 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma, Places of worship in Burma, Sagaing Region, Visitor attractions in Burma

Mingun Bell

The Mingun Bell is a bell located in Mingun, Sagaing Region, Myanmar. It is located approximately 11 km north of Mandalay on the western bank of the Irrawaddy River. It was the heaviest functioning bell in the world at several times in history.

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Located at 22.05 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: 1810 works, Buddhism in Burma, Buddhist art and culture, Buddhist temples in Burma, Burmese culture, Individual bells, Pitched percussion

Mingun Pahtodawgyi

The Mingun Pahtodawgyi is a monumental incompleted stupa in Mingun, approximately 10 kilometers northwest of Mandalay in Sagaing Region in central Burma (Myanmar). The ruins are the remains of a massive construction project begun by King Bodawpaya in 1790 which was intentionally left unfinished. The pahtodawgyi is seen as the physical manifestations of the well known eccentricities of Bodawpaya.

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Located at 22.05 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Burma, Sagaing Region, Visitor attractions in Burma

Mingun

Mingun is a town in Sagaing Region, northwest Myanmar (Burma), located 11 km up the Ayeyarwady River on the west bank from Mandalay. Its main attraction is the ruined Mingun Pahtodawgyi.

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Located at 22.05 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Burma, Populated places in Sagaing Region

Mandalay Hill

Mandalay Hill is a 240 metre (790 ft) hill that is located to the northeast of the city centre of Mandalay in Burma. The city took its name from the hill. Mandalay Hill is known for its abundance of pagodas and monasteries, and has been a major pilgrimage site for Burmese Buddhists for nearly two centuries. At the top of the hill is the Sutaungpyei (literally wish-fulfilling) Pagoda.

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Located at 22.01 96.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Buddhism in Burma, Burmese culture, Hills of Burma

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