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Taungkwin Destination Guide

Explore Taungkwin in Myanmar

Taungkwin in the region of Mandalay is a town in Myanmar - some 119 mi or ( 192 km ) North-West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Taungkwin is now 06:15 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Chittagong, Agartala, Akyab, and Sagaing. Since you are here already, 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. Where to go and what to see in Taungkwin ? 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
Views: 3027 Rating: 4.43

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 ..

Stefanos in Myanmar (No 1) My trip in Bagan

4:12 min by aganipi
Views: 2266 Rating: 5.00

Bagan, the ancient royal capital of Myanmar, is one of Buddhism's three greatest monuments, along with Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Borobadur in Indonesia. Bagan is a land of myriad centuries-old pagoda ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Nyaung-U District

Nyaung-U is a district of the Mandalay Division in central Burma.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 21.08 95.03 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: Districts of Burma, Mandalay Region

Nyaung U Airport

Nyaung U Airport is an airport located in Nyaung-U (or Nyaung Oo), a town in the Mandalay Region, Burma (Myanmar). It is the primary air gateway to the city of Bagan and surrounding areas. It also known as Nyaung Oo Airport or Bagan Nyaung Oo Airport.

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Located at 21.18 94.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Airports in Burma, Bagan, Mandalay Region

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.

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Located at 21.18 94.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Individual bells, Toungoo dynasty

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 13 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

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.

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Located at 21.18 94.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma