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Indein Village, Taunggyi

Must see · Ruin · Tourist Spot
Located on the western bank of Inle Lake, the hillside village of Indein Village offers many cultural landmarks and holy sites nearby. On the summit of the tallest hill, a pagoda shelters a Buddha idol, while hundreds of smaller ancient stupas overgrown with vegetation dot the landscape below. Feel the cool breeze and hear the temple bells ringing as you ascend towards the top for a view of the surrounding natural scenery. You can also visit the mysterious Indein creek, which has narrow twists and turns and a bamboo dam used to irrigate the rice paddies. Days can get very hot and exhausting, so carry extra water during your trek. Put Indein Village on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Taunggyi route planner.
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  • Having already seen so many pagodas on this trip, Indein still impressed us. The boat ride to Indein was a pleasant experience in itself. There is a pathway on the side of the main building...  more »
  • We just loved the Indein Village as soon as we stepped of the boat and into the impossibly colourful market! The local market sellers and villagers were extremely welcoming and happy to show us their....  more »
  • I think Indein was one of the most interesting places we visited in Burma. It is crammed full of really interesting and exotic things to see and do. There is a fabulous market, where you should...  more »

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