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Sagaing Region

info Sagaing Region is situated in the north-west of Myanmar between Chin State on the west, Kachin State on the north-east, Shan State on the east and Magway Region and Mandalay Region on the south. With an area of 36,535 square miles, Sagaing Region is the largest among all Region. The Capital of Sagaing Region is Sagaing.     

The Great Mingun Bell

info The world's largest ringing bell, Mingun Bell {picture}, is still hung in Sagaing and can still ring. The city of Sagaing is just opposite of Mandalay. It is 26 feet high and weighs 90.55 metric tons (55555 peik-thar*). That's the white text written on the bell, saying "55555".


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info Hsinbyushin, moved the capital to Amarapura in the 1780s, and the city has been in decline ever since.

Mya Theindan Pagoda

info It is also known as Hninbyume Pagoda because it was donated by the Hsinbyume Princess, who was one the Queen of King Bodawpaya. It is just next to the Pahtodawgyi.


info Mingun is a town in Sagaing Division, Myanmar, located 11 km up the Ayeyarwady River from Mandalay.


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info Homalin is situated in Myanmar's northwest in Sagaing Locale, along the banks of the Chindwin River. The little, beautiful town has a populace of around 1500 individuals, also, is home to the Naga also, Kuki ethnic gatherings. A decent time to visit is amid the Naga New Year in January.

Mingun Pahtodawgyi

info It is the ruined Mingun Paya, a Buddhist temple with the remains of a massive stupa begun by King Bodawpaya in 1790. If the constrution had been completed, it would have been the largest in the world at 150 meters. It was again damaged by 1838 earthquake.


info Valley, especially beans, orange pulses and jiggery (palm sugar). In addition, the local industry includes mills for the production of cotton, flour, noodles, and edible oils. Monywa's rough cotton blankets are famous throughout Myanmar. Other regional crafts include bamboo and reed products, bullock carts and agricultural implements.