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Yongon Destination Guide

Touring Yongon in Myanmar

Yongon in the region of Rakhine is located in Myanmar - some 207 mi or ( 334 km ) West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Time in Yongon is now 04:05 AM (Wednesday) . 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: Dhaka, Chittagong, Agartala, Akyab, and Yangon. Being here already, consider visiting Dhaka . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Yongon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location


Ponnagyun is a town in the Rakhine State of westernmost part of Myanmar. it is the administrative seat of Ponnagyun Township.

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Located at 20.33 93.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in Rakhine State, Township capitals of Burma


Dhanyawadi was a town in Northern Rakhine State, Myanmar. The site is approximately 80 miles north by north east of Sittwe, and lies between the Kaladan River and Thare Chaung (Thare Stream). Like much of Northern Rakhine State, it is in a hilly locale.

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Located at 20.59 93.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Populated places in Rakhine State


Waithali, located in today's northern Rakhine State, Myanmar, was the capital of the Waithali Kingdom from 788 to 1018. The former capital site is approximately 70 kilometers northeast of Sittwe, and east of Ram Chaung, a tributary of the Kaladan river. Like much of northern Rakhine State, Waithali is in a hilly locale. Like its predecessor, Dhanyawadi, the former capital site has fallen into ruin and much of it is now deserted. Only a few temples and traces of the old city wall remain.

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Located at 20.59 93.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Populated places in Rakhine State

Shite-thaung Temple

The Shite-thaung Temple; also spelled Shittaung) is a famous temple in Mrauk U. The name means 'Temple of 80,000 Buddha Images', and is also known as the 'Temple of Victory'.

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Located at 20.60 93.19 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Burma, Buddhist temples in Rakhine State, Rakhine State, Visitor attractions in Burma

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