Mingun (Myanmar)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Asia Rivers

Coordinates
22.05782 N, 96.01657 E

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Mingun is a town located in Sagaing Region, north-west Burma (Myanmar), 11 kilometers up Ayeyarwady River, on river's west bank from Mandalay. The main attraction of Mingun is the ruined Mingun Pahtodawgyi.

Mingun temple is an uncompleted stupa began in 1790 by King Bodawpaya. It was not completed, as an astrologer claiming that after the temple is finished, the king would die. If completed, the stupa would have been the world's largest at 150 m (490 ft). The earthquake of March 23, 1839 led to huge cracks on the structure. Like many Myanmar's large pagodas, pondaw paya (working model) of the stupa is situated nearby.

King Bodawpaya had a gigantic bell cast to go with the huge stupa. Mingun Bell weighs 90 tons, and is currently the world's largest ringing bell. In Burmese measurement, the weight of the bell is 55,555 viss/peiktha (1 viss equals 1.63 kg), handed down as mnemonic "Min Hpyu Hman Hman Pyaw", with consonants that represent the number 5 in Burmese numerology and astronomy.

Two hundred yards from the famous stupa and bell lies the pretty white Hsinbyume (Myatheindan Pagoda) with its distinctive architectural style that was modelled after mythical Mount Meru (Myinmo taung), created in 1816 by Bodawpaya's successor and grandson Bagyidaw and dedicated to his first consort Princess Hsinbyume (granddaughter of Bodawpaya, Lady of the White Elephant, 1789–1812) who died in childbirth.


Highlights: Unfinished pagoda

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Port Mingun cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Mingun, Myanmar. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  1. March, 2017
Day Ships in port
Wednesday
1 March, 2017
Belmond Road to Mandalay(arriving at 01 Mar - departing at 01 Mar)
Friday
3 March, 2017
RV Kalaw Pandaw(arriving at 03 Mar - departing at 03 Mar)
Tuesday
7 March, 2017
RV Orient Pandaw(arriving at 07 Mar - departing at 07 Mar)
Wednesday
8 March, 2017
Belmond Road to Mandalay(arriving at 08 Mar - departing at 08 Mar)
Thursday
9 March, 2017
AmaPura(arriving at 09 Mar - departing at 09 Mar)
Friday
10 March, 2017
RV Kalaw Pandaw(arriving at 10 Mar - departing at 10 Mar)
Wednesday
15 March, 2017
Belmond Road to Mandalay(arriving at 15 Mar - departing at 15 Mar)
Thursday
16 March, 2017
Avalon Myanmar(arriving at 16 Mar - departing at 16 Mar)
Friday
17 March, 2017
RV Kalaw Pandaw(arriving at 17 Mar - departing at 17 Mar)
Saturday
18 March, 2017
RV Kindat Pandaw(arriving at 18 Mar - departing at 18 Mar)
Monday
20 March, 2017
RV Pandaw II(arriving at 20 Mar - departing at 20 Mar)
Wednesday
22 March, 2017
Belmond Road to Mandalay(arriving at 22 Mar - departing at 22 Mar)
Friday
24 March, 2017
RV Kalaw Pandaw(arriving at 24 Mar - departing at 24 Mar)
Sunday
26 March, 2017
AmaPura(arriving at 26 Mar - departing at 26 Mar)
Wednesday
29 March, 2017
AmaPura(arriving at 29 Mar - departing at 29 Mar)
Belmond Road to Mandalay(arriving at 01:00 - departing at 01:00)
Friday
31 March, 2017
RV Kalaw Pandaw(arriving at 01:00 - departing at 01:00)