Discover Baukthauk in Myanmar
Baukthauk in the region of Sagain is a place located in Myanmar - some 167 mi or ( 269 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .
Local time in Baukthauk is now 04:33 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, and Taunggyi. When in this area, you might want to check out Mae Hong Son . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Baukthauk ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 22.06 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
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.
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.
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.
Burma, also known as Myanmar, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia bordered by China, Thailand, India, Laos and Bangladesh. One-third of Burma's total perimeter of 1,930 kilometres forms an uninterrupted coastline along the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Its population of over 60 million makes it the world's 24th most populous country and, at 676,578 km (261,227 sq mi), it is the world's 40th largest country and the second largest in Southeast Asia.
Located at 22.00 96.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
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