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This temple is in the southwest corner of Inle lake. Like all the places around you reach it by boat docking at its pier.
The temple is an important pilgrimage site in the area. The main sanctity are 5 small Buddha statues in the middle...More
It is very Famous in Inle. You can pray your Budda. It has Five Budda statues. They are covered with Real gold. In myanmar, we may perform our religions with our precious gems etc. You should go there by motor Boat from Nyaung Shwe to...More
From far we can see this great architecture of the pagoda, after we have landed, there are many stalls opened selling Longyi, souvenirs, praying items etc. We have went inside the pagoda to see and there is 5 buddha statues in the middle. it is...More
Large pagoda with 4 small Budda statues so covered with gold leaf they are not even recognizable as Budda statues. Only men are allowed into the inner shrine area to apply the gold leaf and it’s not necessary to be a Buddhist to do so....More
The day when we visit this Pagoda, we were told that all the men would have to adhere gold foil onto the Buddha and make wishes; and lady can only go in and have a look. What a unique experience for me when adhering gold...More
We visited on a Saturday so it was full with locals and interesting to see. Like every sacred places, it is busy and you have a lot of people selling things but the overall experience is good. It is nice as part of a day...More
We landed by boat at the Pagoda which was a fantastic way to approach it. Inside men were adding gold leaf to 5 unrecognisable Buddhas. They have had gold leaf added for years and now are unrecognisable as Buddhas more as blobs.
On Inle Lake, this complex houses five small buddha statues which have had so much gold leaf applied to them that they are unrecognisable. Each October, four of the statues are taken by boat to stay in villages around the lake. All five used to...More