KAKKU PAGODA COMPLEX

This area in the territory of Pa-O people is situated 42 km from Taunggyi. About 2500 stupas built probably in the 17 to 18th century are closely aligned in an area of 1 square km. It is possible to hike uphill from Inle Lake to Kakku in a day trip for experienced hikers. The pagoda festival held in March is a special attraction. Cheroot wrapping leaves and garlic plantations are grown in Kakku area.