Inle Lake, participates in the Site list of the Biosphere of the United Nations

inle lake in myanmarIn the first of Myanmar, Inle Lake, he has been chosen as one of the new headquarters of the 20 that were added to the World Network of Biosphere Reserve. Forest Department officials hope the decision will lead to the improvement of both the new influx of visitors and site environment, one of the main tourist destinations.

The long-awaited decision was taken by the plan of the biosphere in Paris the International Coordinating Committee and June 9 UNESCO human (MAB).
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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.

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