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Inya Lake - Things to Know Before Visiting

Inya Lake, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)

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About Inya Lake

Inya Lake is an artificial lake created by the British as a water reservoir between 1882 and 1883. It is a huge lake and takes about two hours to circle the lake on foot.

Attractions Near Inya Lake

Kabar Aye Pagoda
Kabar Aye Pagoda2.39km from Inya Lake

The Kabar Aye Pagoda and the adjoining Maha Pasana Guha cave were built in 1952 by U Nu, the prime minister of Burma to host the 6th Buddhist council. The cave is 455 feet long and 370 feet wide. Inside, the assembly hall is 220 feet.

Chauk Htat Kyi Pagoda
Chauk Htat Kyi Pagoda3.97km from Inya Lake

It houses one of the most revered reclining Buddha images in the country.

Ngar Htat Gyi Pagoda
Ngar Htat Gyi Pagoda4.18km from Inya Lake

The Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda in Yangon is known for its 46-foot-tall sitting Buddha statue. The Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda was constructed in 1900, next to the Chauk Htat Gyi Reclining Buddha.

Martyrs' Mausoleum
Martyrs' Mausoleum4.22km from Inya Lake

The mausoleum is dedicated to Aung San and other leaders, who were assassinated on 19 July 1947.

People's Square and Park
People's Square and Park4.29km from Inya Lake

The park contains a beautiful fountain with white elephants, Many plants, trees, and flowers can be found in this area.

Shwe Kyin Monastery
Shwe Kyin Monastery4.66km from Inya Lake

Shwe Kyin is a monastery in eastern Yangon. The monastery is popular for its old meditation caves, some of which date back to old times.

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