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Thegyun Destination Guide

Delve into Thegyun in Myanmar

Thegyun in the region of Mandalay is a city in Myanmar - some 172 mi or ( 277 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Current time in Thegyun is now 07:07 PM (Saturday) . 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: Phayao, Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, and Chiang Mai. While being here, make sure to check out Phayao . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Thegyun ? 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.06 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 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 20 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 20 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 20 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Burma, Populated places in Sagaing Region