Pindaya is a small quiet town and is situated at about 1,200 meters above sea level and is surrounded by hill tribe villages. Its main attraction is a natural limestone cave that has more than 8,000 Buddha images, made of wood, marble, lacquer, brick, stone, and bronze. Several thousand Buddhas of all sizes inside a cave, all glittering in gold with people adding more and more gold to the statues in various chambers.
Devoted Buddhist pilgrims have placed the images over the centuries and the collection is unique and well worth seeing. Pindaya also features the picturesque Boutaloke Lake, which is set amongst huge old trees. A major handicraft industry in Pindaya is umbrella manufacturing. Handmade from paper, the umbrellas can be seen in several workshops in town. You can discover amazing experience in this town.
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