Explore Kyawktan in Myanmar
Kyawktan in the region of Shan is a town in Myanmar - some 85 mi or ( 137 km ) North-East of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .
Current time in Kyawktan is now 08:06 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Lampang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, Yawnghwe, and Un Nyu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Lampang . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Kyawktan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
Taunggyi Balloon Festival 2011
The famous Taunggyi Balloon Festival. The first balloon we saw set the bar for the rest of the festival. The balloon failed to get off the ground and snagged on a telephone pole. Incinerating a few fo ..
ミャンマーの旅（後編：ポッパ山〜インレー湖〜ヤンゴン） 2008/12/27〜2009/01/02に旅したときの模様 ..
Jumping cats in a Buddhist monastry, Inle-lake Myanmar.
This is something what you don't expect. A Buddhist monastry what is wellknown for the fact that they have specialized in learning cats to jump through a ring. In the meantime the monks returned to th ..
visita a este impresionante lago. Paseo en barca por lago y visita de lugares imprescindibles de ver ..
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Interesting facts about this location
Taunggyi University, located in Taunggyi, is the main university in Shan State, Myanmar. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctorate degree programs in liberal arts and sciences.
Located at 20.76 97.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Taunggyi, is the capital of Shan State, Myanmar. Taunggyi has an estimated population of 205,000 as of 2010, making it the fifth largest city in Myanmar, and is at an elevation of 4,712 feet above sea level. The name Taunggyi means "huge mountain" in the Burmese language, and is named after the ridge on the east of the city, part of the Shan Hills system, whose prominent high point is called Taung-chun or "The Spur. " Locally this spur is popularly known as Phaya Taung.
Located at 20.78 97.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Inle Lake is a freshwater lake located in the Nyaungshwe Township of Taunggyi District of Shan State, part of Shan Hills in Myanmar (Burma). It is the second largest lake in Myanmar with an estimated surface area of 44.9 square miles, and one of the highest at an altitude of 2,900 feet . During the dry season, the average water depth is 7 feet, with the deepest point being 12 feet, but during the rainy season this can increase by 5 feet .
Located at 20.55 96.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Taunggyi District is a district of Shan State in Burma. The principal town and administrative center is Taunggyi. This district has 12 towns and 3001 villages.
Located at 20.50 96.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Hpaung Daw U Pagoda
Hpaung Daw U Pagoda; also spelt Hpaung Daw Oo or Phaung Daw Oo is a notable Buddhist site in Myanmar (formerly Burma), located on the Inle Lake in Shan State. The pagoda houses five small gilded images of Buddha, which have been covered in gold leaf to the point that their original forms cannot be seen. The gold-leaf application to such excess is relatively recent. Old photographs hanging on the monastery walls show some of the images in a more pristine form.
Located at 20.46 96.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 29 km away
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