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Shan State

Located at the sea level of 4,712 feet, Taunggyi is one of the hilly regions and home of numerous ethnics. It is the capital city of Shan State and is famous for its annual fire balloon festival which is held every November about 10 days. Possessing many scenic destinations and having cool weather make the city attractive and diverse. It is also surrounded by many spectacular destinations like Kakku, home of thousand ancient pagodas, Inlay, the region which is famous for picturesque Inle lake, its unique culture and living style, Pindaya, the countryside which is famous for its ancient limestone caves and so on. Moreover, because of colorful dwellers, not only its destination and weather but also various traditional dishes and local foods are the trademark of Taunggyi.

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Things to Explore around Inle Lake

Inle is home to about 70,000 Intha people, local residents of Inle who are known to be hardworking folks. There are 17 villages on the lake's shores and islands on the lake possessing different traditions and cultures which are unique in their own way. Learn more about Inle here.........

The Magnificent Taunggyi Fire Balloon Festival

Myanmar people who are prosperous with diverse traditions and who are keen to have fun hold the respective festivals every month according to Myanmar Lunar Festival. So, 12 different festivals are mostly held on each full moon day with its own tradition and specification that some full moon days are even national holidays and some are not. Besides, some are held nationwide while some are held only in specific regions. Among those 12 festivals, Thazaungdine Fire Balloon festival which is held in 8th Myanmar lunar month called Thazaungmone is a famous and magnificent one.

5 Days Market in Taunggyi

What is 5-day market? Actually, it is not only the market place but also the place you can try different colorful culture tips that will make your experiences alive and unique.

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