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Thapandaung Destination Guide

Explore Thapandaung in Myanmar

Thapandaung in the region of Mandalay is a town in Myanmar - some 165 mi or ( 266 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Thapandaung

Current time in Thapandaung is now 04:57 AM (Saturday) . 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: Phayao, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Phayao . 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 Thapandaung ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Myanmar 2012 - Mandalay Hill, a pilgrimage (1114)

8:19 min by Jan van Bekkum
Views: 374 Rating: 5.00

Important pilgrimage for every Buddhist. Walk up and down Mandalay hill. Every time pagodas again. Some nice clips of children and nuns. ..

BURMA 2002 view from Mandalay Hill

3:01 min by Strohkopf1
Views: 337 Rating: 0.00

Mandalay is the second-largest city and the last royal capital of Burma. Located 445 miles (716 km) north of Yangon on the east bank of the Irrawaddy River, the city has a population of one million, a ..


Myanmar 2012 - Mingun (1134)

10:55 min by Jan van Bekkum
Views: 271 Rating: 5.00

Boat trip followed by a tour with a buffalo cart for a view of Mingun's highlights. Mingun is across the river near Mandalay in Myanmar (Burma) ..

Myanmar 2009 - Fun in Myanmar

1:27 min by markellx123
Views: 180 Rating: 0.00

Strassentanz in Mandalay ..


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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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.06 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.05 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.05 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.05 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.01 96.11 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Buddhism in Burma, Burmese culture, Hills of Burma