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Kyakat Destination Guide

Delve into Kyakat in Myanmar

Kyakat in the region of Sagain is located in Myanmar - some 167 mi or ( 269 km ) North of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kyakat is now 09:49 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, and Taunggyi. While being here, you might want to check out Mae Hong Son . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Kyakat ? 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

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.

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Located at 22.05 96.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Burma, Populated places in Sagaing Region

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

Burma

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.

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Located at 22.00 96.00 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Burma, Countries of the Indian Ocean, Former British colonies, Former socialist republics, Least Developed Countries, Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Member states of the United Nations, Military dictatorship, Republics, Southeast Asian countries, States and territories established in 1948