Nyaung Shwe

Nyaung Shwe is located in the Southern Shan State near the marvelous Inle Lake. Inle Lake is situated in Nyaung Shwe Township. To visit Nyaung Shwe, one has to take a flight from Yangon to Heho, and then travel by car or bus. Or one can travel by highway buses from Yangon to Taunggyi, then pass Shwe Nyaung and reach Nyaung Shwe. You can also study Shwe Yan Pyay Monastery, on Shwe Nyaung – Nyaung Shwe road. From Shwe Nyaung, it takes 30 minutes to Nyaung Shwe. Then, you can travel by motorboat, from Nyaung Shwe to Inlay Lake. This town is the main transfer port to Inle Lake by ferry boats. There are many interesting places in Nyaung Shwe where you can visit in a short time. One of these is Yadanar Man Aung Su Taung Pyay Pagoda, which is a prominent pagoda in this town. As it is peaceful and quiet, visitors can pay homage to it peacefully. Another destination is, Shwe Yaung Gwe Monastery, with wide windows. The Nyaung Shwe Cultural Museum is also another interesting destination where you can find cultural heritages of the Shan people.

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