It lies in Nampan Village. Nyaung Shwe Township. southern Shan State. It was one of the 84000 pagodas built by Thiri Dhamma Thawka the famous king. It was then known as Innphaya Pagoda. King Anawrahta eventually arrived in Inlay and had to rebuild the pagoda as it was left only as the foot of the original pagoda. He consecrated eight more relics of Buddha there. Give the notorious floating markets of Inle Lake a pass - unless you enjoy being endlessly harassed by aggressive touts and have a desire to be shaken out of your unstable skiff and dumped in the lake.
Kyauk Phyu Gyi Buddha Image
The Pagoda Image is just one km south of Nyaung Shwe, facing the east in Nanthe village which is inhabited by Intha people. This impressive image is just one km south of Nyaung Shwe, facing the east in Nanthe village which is inhabited by Intha people
Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda
The Phaung Daw Oo pagoda is the most highly revered monastery in the Inle Lake area. It houses five ancient images of the Buddha that are completely covered in golf leaf. Phaung Daw U Pagoda is the most famous pagoda in Inlay lake region. The pagoda houses five small gilded images of Buddha, which have been covered in gold leaf to the point that their original forms cannot be seen. The five Buddha Images represents the Kakkusandra, Kaunagamana, Kasatpa, Gautama and Arainmareya Buddhas of this world.
Pawri That Pagoda
The pagoda was built by Shan Chief-Si Sanpa in 600 years ago. It is located on the way to Nyaung Shwe. The original stupa was built by Bamboo mats. Pagoda festival is held every year in full moon day of Tabaung (March).
Inle Lake was populated with small villages, each with its own speciality. The next stop on our boat trip was the pottery village.Pottery has a long tradition in Myanmar. Like some villages that produce terracotta pots in lower Myanmar, a few villages on Inlay Lake, such as Kyaut Taing, have underground kilns. Pits are dug with space in front and some steps for the potters to carry in and stack the pots, with the smoke hole at the back screened with a wind-breaking mat.
Nyaung Shwe Cultural Museum
Nyaung Shwe is located in the Southern Shan State near the marvelous Inle Lake. Inle Lake is situated in Nyaung Shwe Township. To visit Nyaung Shwe. one has to take a flight from Yangon to Heho. and then travel by car or bus. Or one can travel by highway buses from Yangon to Taunggyi. then pass Shwe Nyaung and reach Nyaung Shwe. You can also study Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery. on Shwe Nyaung – Nyaung Shwe road. From Shwe Nyaung. it takes 30 minutes to Nyaung Shwe. Then. you can travel by motorboat. from Nyaung Shwe to Inlay Lake. This town is the main transfer port to Inle Lake by ferry boats.