Monday, May 5, 2014

Myanmar - Yangon - Karaweik Hall

An unforgettable scenery of Karaweik Hall, Yangon, Myanmar.

Sent by Thitar from Yangon, Myanmar.

Karaweik or Karaweik Hall is a palace on the eastern shore of Kandawgyi LakeYangonBurma. The barge was designed by Burmese architect U Ngwe Hlaing, who based it on the Pyigyimon royal barge. Construction began in June 1972 and it was finished in October 1974. The barge is a two-storied construction of concerete and stucco, reinforced by iron rods, with a pyatthat-topped roof, and two reception halls and a conference room. It houses a buffet restaurant today. (Source)

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