Nyaung-U is the administrative town of Nyaung-U Township of Nyaung-U District in the Mandalay Region of central Myanmar. It lies on the eastern bank of Ayeyarwaddy River. It is just 4 kilometers away from old Bagan, a popular tourist attraction. The Shwezigon Pagoda is located there. The other popular places in and around Nyaung-U were Htilominlo Pagoda Gubyaukgyi Pagoda Ahlodawpyae Pagoda and Hgnet Pyit Taung Hill It is the home of Nyaung U Airport.