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Explore Minywa in Myanmar

Minywa in the region of Shan is a place in Myanmar - some 63 mi or ( 102 km ) North-East of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital city .

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Time in Minywa is now 09:13 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, and Ywama. Since you are here already, consider visiting Mae Hong Son . Where to go and what to see in Minywa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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.

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Located at 20.46 96.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Buddhist pilgrimages, Buddhist temples in Burma, Buildings and structures in Shan State, Visitor attractions in Burma

Taunggyi District

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.

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Located at 20.50 96.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Districts of Burma, Shan State, Taunggyi District

Inle Lake

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 .

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Located at 20.55 96.92 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Freshwater ecoregions, Lakes of Burma, Shan Hills, Shan State, Visitor attractions in Burma

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