Inle Phong-daw-oo Pagoda Festival

inle lakeOne of the main holy places famous in Myanmar, this pagoda houses five small Buddha images. Once a year, in late Septemberearly October, there is a festival in which the five Buddha images are rowed around the Lake in a colorful barge.
It located in Inle Lake, one of the most enchanting and magical in Asia. It was held on a large scale for 18 days, usually it falls in October. Four Buddha Images out of five from the Pagoda Phongdawoo carried royal barge and conveyed around 14 villages on the lake. The barge was towed by boats -rowers by hundreds of boats follow the procession. A large crowd of people gathered on the shore of the lake to celebrate the occasion. And truly breathtaking scenery.

inle lake inle lake

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