Inle Lake - Things to Know Before Visiting
Inle Lake, Myanmar (Burma)
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About Inle Lake
Inle Lake is another UNESCO protected site in Myanmar, the lake his home to the Intha people whose traditional one leg-rowing technique is one of the images closely to associated to tourism in Myanmar. It is best to hire a boat and be driven around to the various farming locations, which occur on the lake and visit homes, which are also built into the lake. An island on Inle Lake has been dedicated to growing the numbers of the Burmese Cat.
Attractions Near Inle Lake
The Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda is located in Ywama and is an important religious site in the Shan State. The central shrine in the main hall of Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda houses five small golden Buddha images. The Buddha images have been covered with so many gold leaves that it is impossible to see their original structure. A visit to the Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda is normally included in the boat tour packages on Inle Lake.
Alodaw Pauk Pagoda is situated in Nampan Village, Nyaung Shwe Township, southern Shan state. It was one of the most seasoned holy places on Inle Lake, remains on stilts, worked by King Thri Dhamma. The pagoda was first named by the Innphaya Pagoda, after that, it changed to Yadana Pagoda lastly Alodaw Pagoda as it is currently. It is one of 84000 pagodas worked by King Thiri Dhamma Thawka.
A group of Buddhist pagodas which was located in the beautiful village of indein. The pagodas were commissioned during the reign of King Narapatisithu. it was one of the key attractions in this area.
The Pindaya Caves are not so much a natural wonder as an intriguing pilgrimage site, where you can see thousands of Buddhist statues that have accumulated since the spot first became a place of worship sometime in the 18th century. There is a pair of sweating Buddha images. For some reason, moisture only appears on these two statues, making them especially popular with pilgrims, who compete with each other for a chance to wipe away the “perspiration” that constantly covers them.
This Zoological Garden is situated in 1062 acres of land in Nay Pyi Taw Yezin and it was opened in 2008. A total of 39 species of mammals. 30 species of birds and 12 species of reptiles are put on display at 27 booths. Among them. the rare and endangered wildlife are being shown at the booths including icy land inhabitant penguins and white tigers. Therefore. the visitors have an opportunity to observe the rare wildlife at the gardens which they could watch only in the movies.
Visit penguins, tigers, monkeys and more at Myanmar's largest zoo, or take a cruise through Asian, Australian, and African habitats at the neighboring Safari Park, where you'll encounter majestic mammals in their natural surroundings, including several rare and exotic species of deer.
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Discover More Attractions in Shan, Where Inle Lake Is Located
The state gets its name from Burmese name for the Tai people: "Shan people".