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Nyaung Shwe

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  • Inle Lake
    4 stars

    A boat tour of Inle Lake will be the highlight of your visit to Nyaung Shwe. The second largest lake in Burma, the rather shallow Inle Lake sits at an altitude of almost 900 metres above sea level and is an important source of fresh fish and harvested fruit and vegetables from floating gardens on ... read more

  • In Dein in photos
    3.5 stars

    As with many sites in Burma it's often the local inhabitants that make a visit and In Dein on the edge of Inle Lake is a perfect example. The friendly and colourful Pa-O people who inhabit the region are certainly used to tourists and hawk their handicrafts to visitors but they still seem to ... read more

  • Inle Lake's five-day market
    3.5 stars

    One of Inle Lake’s most popular and picturesque sights is its famous five-day lakeside market, where locals from the surrounding hills gather to sell their wares and produce. ... read more

  • Nyaung Shwe (Mingala) Market
    3.5 stars

    Nyaung Shwe market is very difficult to miss: it’s that vivid green square thing stuck smack bang in the middle of town. ... read more

  • In Dein
    4 stars

    In Dein, occasionally referred to as the "Shan Bagan", is a collection of restored and ruined stupas begun in the 12th century and added to by Shan princes up until the 18th century. In Dein (sometimes written Indein), which you'll occasionally hear referred to as the Shan Bagan, is a collection ... read more

  • Other attractions around Nyaung Shwe
    3.5 stars

    Attractions such as the hotspring pools, the Red Mountain Winery, Khaung Daing village and Maing Thauk are easily visited on bicycle. Khaung Daing is a village where tofu paste is made and Maing Thauk is a village known for its beauty, especially during the winter months when water lilies are ... read more

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