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Alon Destination Guide

Delve into Alon in Myanmar

Alon in the region of Sagain is a city in Myanmar - some 183 mi or ( 294 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Current time in Alon is now 07:08 PM (Sunday) . 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: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chittagong, Agartala, and Yinban Anauk. While being here, 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. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Alon ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Monywa

0:20 min by ovuigner
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View of the Chindwin River from Monywa ..

Bite-sized Bugs

0:51 min by contemporarynomad
Views: 880 Rating: 5.00

My traveling revolves mostly around food. Any kind of food. So when I browsed through some of the snack food options in Monywa and saw a pile of fat, juicy, deep-fried locusts, I became intrigued. I p ..


Manufacturing gold leaf

0:35 min by tomcasa
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Electric Buddha No. 1

0:07 min by darwinsboy
Views: 263 Rating: 0.00

Electric Buddha at Moe Hnyin Than Boaddai Temple (Thanboadday Paya), northern Myanmar (Burma). ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Monywa District

Monywa District is an administrative district in southern Sagaing Division, Burma (Myanmar). Its administrative center is the city of Monywa.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.12 95.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Districts of Burma, Sagaing Region

Phowintaung

Phowintaung (also spelt as Hpowindaung, Powintaung, Po Win Taung) is a Buddhist cave complex located approximately 25 kilometers west of Monywa and 10 kilometers southeast of Yinmabin, in Yinmabin Township, Monywa District, Sagaing Region, Northern Burma (Myanmar). It is located on the western bank of the Chindwin River. The name of the complex means Mountain of Isolated Solitary Meditation. The complex contains 947 small and large richly decorated caves.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 22.05 94.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Caves of Burma, Places of worship in Burma, Sagaing Region, Visitor attractions in Burma

Laykyun Sekkya

The Laykyun Setkyar is the second tallest statue in the world at 116 metres . This statute of Gautama Buddha stands on a 13.5 metres throne located in the village of Khatakan Taung, near Monywa, Myanmar. Construction began in 1996 and was completed on 21 February 2008. It was built by the Chief Abbot Ven. Nãradã, who died on the 22nd of November, 2006.

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Located at 22.08 95.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 25 km away
Tags: 2008 sculptures, Colossal Buddha statues, Concrete sculptures, Monuments and memorials in Burma, Outdoor sculptures

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