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Gwegyi Destination Guide

Delve into Gwegyi in Myanmar

Gwegyi in the region of Sagain is a city in Myanmar - some 178 mi or ( 286 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Current time in Gwegyi is now 01:00 AM (Friday) . 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 Ywashe. 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 Gwegyi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Monywa

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View of the Chindwin River from Monywa ..

Bite-sized Bugs

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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

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Boat, Monywa, Myanmar

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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.

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Located at 22.12 95.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 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 15 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 20 km away
Tags: 2008 sculptures, Colossal Buddha statues, Concrete sculptures, Monuments and memorials in Burma, Outdoor sculptures

Chaung-U

Chaung-U is a town in central Myanmar. It is located in Monywa District, Sagaing Division. It is the principal town of Chaung-U township. In the Bagan dynasty, when King Popa Saw Rahan (also known as King Taungthugyi) governed the country, it was named "San Tauk Village". It was a large village where some different natives of the Union of Myanmar, like kayin, shan and lawah(wah) natives, lived warmly together. Then, King Kyansit founded the city gathering ten villages together, e.

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Located at 21.96 95.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 27 km away
Tags: Populated places in Burma, Township capitals of Burma

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