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Taungbyon Destination Guide

Explore Taungbyon in Myanmar

Taungbyon in the region of Mandalay is a place in Myanmar - some 162 mi or ( 260 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Taungbyon

Time in Taungbyon is now 01:22 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Phayao, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai. Since you are here already, consider visiting Phayao . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Taungbyon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

48 hours in Mandalay

3:56 min by Aung Myat
Views: 8532 Rating: 4.97

This is our latest work that we shot in Mandalay which is the 2nd-largest city and the last royal capital of Burma (Myanmar). We tried our best in this clip & finished my directing during 48 hours thr ..

Inle Lake, Myanmar

1:18 min by John Doe
Views: 5403 Rating: 3.89

A boat trip through the villages on Lake Inle in Myanmar. See my photographs from Myanmar at www.inle.de ..


Myanmar 2012- Boat trip from Mandalay to Bagan (1145)

9:55 min by Jan van Bekkum
Views: 2767 Rating: 5.00

Boat trip from Mandalay to Bagan in Myanmar (Burma) ..

Lady of Mandalay by FAN YEZ

4:22 min by FANYEZ
Views: 887 Rating: 5.00

FAN YEZ sings a lounge music tribute to the Burmese people. Recorded at Studio City Sound, California Mixed by Tom Weir, Grammy Award Winning Mixer, Arranged by Michael Parnell and William Randolph Jo ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.01 96.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Buddhism in Burma, Burmese culture, Hills of Burma

World's largest book

The world's largest book stands upright, set in stone, in the grounds of the Kuthodaw pagoda (kuthodaw, "royal merit") at the foot of Mandalay Hill in Mandalay, Myanmar (Burma). It has 730 leaves and 1460 pages; each page is 107 centimetres wide, 153 centimetres tall and 13 centimetres thick.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.00 96.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Buddhism in Burma, Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Burma, Buildings and structures in Burma, Burmese culture, Superlatives in religion

Kuthodaw Pagoda

Kuthodaw Pagoda (literally Royal Merit, and formally titled Mahalawka Marazein မဟာလောကမာရဇိန်စေတီ) is a Buddhist stupa, located in Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar), that contains the world's largest book. It lies at the foot of Mandalay Hill and was built during the reign of King Mindon. The stupa itself, which is gilded above its terraces, is 188 feet high, and is modelled after the Shwezigon Pagoda at Nyaung-U near Bagan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.00 96.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma, Mandalay

Shwenandaw Monastery

Shwenandaw Monastery (lit. "Golden Palace Monastery") is a historical monastery located near Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Division, Myanmar (formerly Burma).

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Located at 22.00 96.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 1800s establishments, Buddhist temples in Burma, Buildings and structures in Burma, Mandalay Region

Mandalay Palace

The Mandalay Palace, located in Mandalay, Myanmar, is the last royal palace of the last Burmese monarchy. The palace was constructed, between 1857 and 1859 as part of King Mindon's founding of the new royal capital city of Mandalay. The plan of Mandalay Palace largely follows the traditional Burmese palace design, inside a walled fort surrounded by a moat. The palace itself is at the centre of the citadel and faces east. All buildings of the palace are of one storey in height.

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Located at 21.99 96.10 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Mandalay, Palaces in Burma