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Discover Pawmya in Myanmar

Pawmya in the region of Shan is a town located in Myanmar - some 65 mi or ( 105 km ) North-East of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

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Local time in Pawmya is now 11:22 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Mai, and Ywama. When in this area, you might want to check out Mae Hong Son . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Pawmya ? 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 20.46 96.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 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 19 km away
Tags: Districts of Burma, Shan State, Taunggyi District

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