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Shanzu Destination Guide

Delve into Shanzu in Myanmar

Shanzu in the region of Yangon is a city in Myanmar - some 178 mi or ( 286 km ) South of Nay Pyi Taw , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Shanzu

Current time in Shanzu is now 04:57 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Rangoon " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tha Song Yang, Mae La Noi, Lampang, Khun Yuam, and Chiang Mai. While being here, make sure to check out Tha Song Yang . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Shanzu ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

National Highway 2 (Burma)

National Highway 2 (NR2) is a south-north flowing highway of central-western Burma. The highway begins at Satthwadaw, to the north of Yangon at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:17|2|30|N|96|7|56|E| | |name= }} where it is fed by the National Highway 1 and then branches off to the northwest. At Myingyan it joins the National Road 18.

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Located at 17.04 96.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Roads in Burma

Kyaik Pun Paya

Kyaikpun Pagoda(က်ာ္ပန္ in Mon, Kyaik & Pon, is a pagoda in the Bago Division of Burma, in the city of Bago. Most notably, Kyaik Pun Pagoda is the home to the Four Seated Buddha shrine, a 90 ft statue depicting the four Buddhas namely Kakkusana, Konagamana, Kassapa, and Gotama seated in four positions, sitting back to back to four directions. The Four Seated Buddha was built by King Migadippa of Bago in the 7th Century AD and renovated by King Dhammaceti in the 15th century AD.

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Located at 17.30 96.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

Shwethalyaung Buddha

The Shwethalyaung Buddha is a reclining Buddha in the west side of Bago (Pegu), Burma (Myanmar). The Buddha, which has a length of 55 m (180 ft) and a height of 16 m (52 ft), is the second largest Buddha in the world, after the 74 m reclining Buddha in Dawei (Tavoy). The Buddha is believed to have been built in 994, during the reign of Mon King Migadepa. It was lost in 1757 when Pegu was pillaged.

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Located at 17.34 96.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Buddhist temples in Burma

Bago, Burma

Bago;; (Thai) Pha-Kho พะโค; formerly Pegu, is a city and the capital of Bago Region in Myanmar (Burma). It is located 50 miles from Yangon.

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Located at 17.33 96.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 28 km away
Tags: Old Cities of Mon people, Populated places in Bago Region, Township capitals of Burma