Tagaung is a town in Mandalay Region of Myanmar. It is situated on the east bank of the Ayeyarwady River, 127 miles north of Mandalay. We explore by foot the ancient city of Tagaung viewing the fortifications, the shrine of Bo BoGyi a famous nat or spirit who protects sailors plying the river, and the archaeological area. In the evening we climb the Pagoda Hill at Tigyang with its stunning views of the Irrawaddy..