Inle & Vicinity
taste of unexplored Myanmar nature, easily matching Venice in
terms of beauty but with no Palazzo; instead Inle offers you
unique pagodas, villages and floating gardens built on stilts
right into the lake. Picture perfect, every shot is worth a
postcard here. Inle Lake is the second largest lake in Myanmar
which is situated 1,328 meters above sea level and is 22km along
and 11km wide. Inle lake with its leg- rowng Intha people is a
major tourist destinalin in Mynmar.
recent years the previously hidden Kakku Pagoda has become one
of the most visited places in southern Shan State. It is
situated near Mway Taw village in Taunggyi Townsh ip, about 25
kilometers from Taunggyi Annually in March, on the full moon day
of Tabaung (March) which is the last month of the Myanmar lunar
calendar, Kakku Pagoda festival takes place. Normally the
festival begins two or three days in advance It is not only
religious for porpose but also a social occasion.
It is the time for all to have fun, exchange news and
gossips, to trade. For the younger set it is the time to
meet their friends from other villages or boys to fall in
love with girls.