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Overview of Heho

Heho is a small town in Kalaw Township of Taunggyi District in Shan State and the primary gateway to Inle Lake – the second largest lake of the country. It links to the Taunggyi and Sakangyi through the National Highway No.4. Getting here is quite easy. A flight will quickly take you to the Heho International Airport from Yangon, Mandalay.

When arrive, bus or taxi is recommended to travel around and reach Inle Lake – the must-see place in Heho where you can see the unique leg-rowers. There are not so many things you can do here unless you travel to the neighboring sites like Taunggyi or Shan State, you will find out many interesting places. Pindaya Caves of the town of Pindaya is one of the significant beauties of the area with thousands of Buddha images.

It’s best for you to visit Heho in the festival season when the locals held the Shin Pyu Festival – also known as the Buddhist Orders Festival. Shin Pyu Festival is a special ceremony of the Burmese in which the master will admit son of some families to be a monk for a new life without possession and worrying.

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Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda Complex

Phaung daw oo Pagoda

Located on the great Inle Lake, Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda is one of the prominent sites in Shan State and famous for its most wonderful festival in Myanmar – the festival of Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda at the Inle Lake. Phaung Daw Oo Pagoda, also known as Hpaung Daw U Pagoda,is ...

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Inle-Lake

Lake Inle

Inle Lake, beautifully located at the base of steep green hills, is remarkable because of its inhabitants. Thousands of people live around the lake but, most impressively, many live on it. Whole villages rest on stilts surrounded by water, rather like a bamboo ...

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Nga-Hpe-Chaung

Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery

Nga Hpe Chaung Monastery, which is located in Inle Lake, is an attractive wooden monastery built at the end of the 1850s. This is an exciting destination thanks to not only its collection of Buddhas but also many cats living here, which can jump through hoops. ...

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Heho Overview

Heho is a small town in Kalaw Township of Taunggyi District in Shan State and the primary gateway to Inle Lake – the second largest lake of the country. It links to the Taunggyi and Sakangyi through the National Highway No.4. Getting here is quite easy. A flight ...

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