Touring Kyaukmyet in Myanmar
Kyaukmyet in the region of Sagain is a city located in Myanmar - some 179 mi or ( 289 km ) North-West of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .
Time in Kyaukmyet is now 05:48 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Chiang Mai, Chittagong, Agartala, and Yinban Anauk. Being here already, consider visiting Mae Hong Son . 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 recommendations for Kyaukmyet ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
View of the Chindwin River from Monywa ..
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
Electric Buddha No. 1
Electric Buddha at Moe Hnyin Than Boaddai Temple (Thanboadday Paya), northern Myanmar (Burma). ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Monywa District is an administrative district in southern Sagaing Division, Burma (Myanmar). Its administrative center is the city of Monywa.
Located at 22.12 95.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
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.
Located at 22.05 94.98 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
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.
Located at 22.08 95.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
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.
Located at 21.96 95.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
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