Kandawgyi Lake, is one of two major lakes in Yangon, Burma. Located east of the Shwedagon Pagoda, the lake is artificial; water from Inya Lake is channelled through a series of pipes to Kandawgyi Lake.
Kandawgyi Lake : Yangon Region, Myanmar
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Kandawgyi Lake is an enchanting place in Yangon. It’s got beautiful natural scenery and is home to one of Yangon’s landmarks: the Karaweik.
The Karaweik is a unique palace built in the form of a royal barge and facing the iconic Shwedagon Pagoda. It is 39 meters wide and 82 meters long.
This is a place to visit at the end of the day after the bustle of Yangon centre. It is peaceful just to sit at the side of the lake and watch the world go by.
Location: Yangon Region, Myanmar (Burma)