Mahamuni Pagoda

If you’ve been to the gold pounders district and experienced how thin gold can be flatted you’ll will probably have a hard time to believe what you see in . . . → Read More: Mahamuni Pagoda

Teak Temple

A more than 100 years old temple build from teak wood. It’s located in a peace full garden and you are allowed to go in. Some of monks are . . . → Read More: Teak Temple

Marble carvers

In the south end of Mandalay city you find a street where all workshops are dealing with marble cutting.

Just grab you grinder and start, protection is . . . → Read More: Marble carvers

Gold pounders

You will most likely meet the habit of putting leaf gold on Buddha statues and you are likely to meet women who try to sell you leaf gold in . . . → Read More: Gold pounders

Sagaing Hill

Sagaing hill is not in Mandalay itself, but approximately 20 km south west of Mandalay city centre. It’s a fine place for a day trip. The easiest way to go . . . → Read More: Sagaing Hill

U Bein Bridge

This iconic bridge apparently is a must see in Mandalay. I will say the bridge looks well at all times of the day, but it is specially amazing when . . . → Read More: U Bein Bridge

Kuthodaw Pagoda

The pagoda is home the worlds largest book. Mindon Min had Tripitaka carved in stone in the 1860’s to secure that the book would last until 4.000 years after . . . → Read More: Kuthodaw Pagoda

Mandalay Hill

In the northern part of Mandalay you’ll find Mandalay Hill with it’s pagoda. When you walk up the hill you’ll probably think that it is not one pagoda but . . . → Read More: Mandalay Hill

Yan Kin Hill

Yan Kin Hill is found at the east end of the 19th street, the easiest way to get there is to hire a taxi or ride a bike.

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The chinthes guards the entrance to Mandalay Hill

Mandalay is the second largest city in Myanmar and is the capital of Mandalay Region. Mandalay has served as the . . . → Read More: Mandalay

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