Inlay(shan state)

Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda.

Phaungdawoo Pagoda is one of the most famous pagodas in Myanmar. Phaungdaw Oo Pagoda houses five small Buddha images. The pagoda festival is during the end of September and early of October. In this festival Buddha images are rowed around the Inle Lake by carrying with a colorful barge.


Nga Phe Kyaung Monastery.

The attractive wooden monastery built at the end of 1580s can be found in the Inle Lake and can be visited by boat in 25 minutes to see the traditional architectures suitable for the historical studies. Apart from this collection of Buddha Images, the monastery will surely be interested by foreigners, because the monks have taught a few of the many cats living there to jump through hoops with their popular jumping.


Alodaw Pauk Pagoda.

This Pagoda is situated at Nan Pan Village, Inle, Nyaungshwe Township, Southern Shan States.
It is one of the 84,000 pagodas donated and built by King Thiri Dhammar Soka. It was known as Inn Paya at that time. When King Anawrahta was in Inlay, Alodaw Pauk Pagoda was decayed and only the foot of the Pagoda was left and covered with bushes. Eight relics were enshrined and the new Pagoda was built.
When King Alaungsithu toured the Country and arrived at Inle, this Alodaw Pauk Pagoda, included in the 84,000 donated Pagodas, was found. Therefore, he turned the bowl with ten different kinds of gems upside-down and made an oath. And because the relics were present in this bowl, the bowl with 10 different kinds of gems, the gem-stone from the cloud, the gem-stone from the ivory tusks, a pearl worth one lakh and gems were casted together to make a Buddha Image and enshrined with other 4 Gold Images, 7 Silver Images to built the new Pagoda. This Pagoda was known as Gems Pagoda (or) Upside-down Bowl Pagoda.
During King Narapatisithu’s Period, 5 Red Gold Buddha Images, 15 Silver Images and 5 bowls of gems were enshrined and the Pagoda was renovated and called as ‘Alodaw Pauk Pagoda’. Some historians also said that King Narapatisithu named  it as ‘Alodaw Pauk Pagoda’. During King Saw Mun Nit of Pagan Dynasty, it was named again as ‘Alodaw Pauk Pagoda’, after gilding the Pagoda from the Umbrella to the foot of it. As Alodaw Pauk Pagoda was renovated and preserved by the ancient Kings successively, the Pagoda lies in an adorable situation up to this present day.


Shwe Indein Pagoda.

Shwe Indein Pagodas-Inle Lake-Burma – Burma(Myanmar): This  is one of the small villages of Inle Lake located on the western bank of the lake.Below the stupa around the hill are cluster of hundreds of ancient stupas,most of them ruins overgrown with bushes.


Ywama Village.

The largest village on the Inle Lake, its streets are a web of canals. There are some beautiful teak houses built on large wooden polis driven into the Lark bed. The main activity and attraction is at the floating market. It is also has many silver smiths.


Mine Thauk Market.

A large and bustling market where one can find a real local atmosphere with a v