Attractions in Inle Lake

Shwe Inn Daing

History and Background

Shwe Inn Dein Pagoda is the groups of stupas in the Inn Dein Village of Inle lake in Shan State, Myanmar. The pagodas still remains its architectures and structure back to ancient times. Traditions holds that they were built by King Ashoka and renewed by King Anawrahta. There are around 1000 pagodas in this area.

Why should visit?

A pagoda which you should definitely visit when you are at Inle Lake is Shwe Indein Pagoda. There is a Buddha image placed in a white-washed stupa in this pagoda. Below the stupa, you will find hundreds of these stupas close to hundreds of years old. This pagoda is in Idein Village and it takes a 5 kilometres boat ride to reach this place from Ywama Village. The boat ride itself will take you through Inle Lake and enable you to explore the best of the lake.


The best time to visit is in the morning when you can explore the histories of pagodas and take beautiful photos. The opening hours is within 8:00 am to 6:30 pm.