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    Best time to Visit Mandalay: Whole Year

    Category : History/heritage: History & Heritage,Culture & Festival

    Duration(days) : 2 Days


    Mandalay is a beautiful city located on the Irrawaddy River. It was the former royal capital in northern Myanmar (formerly known as Burma).

    The prime attraction of his rich historic city is Mandalay Palace from the Konbaung Dynasty, and the famous Mandalay Hill which provides stunning views of the city. The Kuthodaw Pagoda houses hundreds of Buddhist-scripture-inscribed marble slabs.


    Mandalay Zone Admission Fees (USD10) give you access to the following sites:
    * Shwenandaw Monastery
    * Sandamuni Paya
    * Kuthodaw Paya
    * Maha Atulawaiyan Monastery (or Atumashi)
    * Kyauk Taw Gyi Pagoda
    * Myanan San Kyaw Golden Palace

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    Mandalay Hill

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    Very nearly everybody who visits Mandalay goes to this slope. It is the point of interest of Mandalay furthermore serves as a characteristic watchtower on the grounds that it sits above the city. Guests regularly watch the dawn or nightfall over the city fields here due to the dazzling views. As indicated by legend, the Lord Buddha went to the slope and made a prediction that an incredible city would be set up at it's foot.
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      Moat And Fortress Walls

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      Visible just from the outside, a 230 ft moat and more than 4 miles of 26 ft-high dividers frame a huge square around the site of the previous Mandalay stronghold/fortification. It was reconstructed in the first 1857 style. The dividers are punctuated at normal interims with gate-towers topped by pyramidal manifestations of whimsically cut woodwork. Guileful photography can make a big deal about these scenes, yet the general impact isn't exactly as amazing as you may envision, halfway because of the sheer length and normality of the walls.
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        Mandalay Palace

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        The Myan Nan San Kyaw or Royal Palace was the first royal residence to have been built in this place. Made by King Mindon, who moved his capital from Amarapura to Mandalay, the area was picked in view of cosmic counts and great signs. The whole royal residence complex was demolished by flame amid World War II, however it has been restored.
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          Shwenandaw Kyaung / Shwenandaw Monastery

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          This is not just another sample of a customary Burmese religious monastery, however it is likewise a bit part of the old Mandalay Palace. Portion of the imperial castle where King Mindon died, the teak structure was moved out of the royal residence under King Thibaw in the year 1880 and was changed over into a religious monastery.
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            Setkyathiha Paya

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            For the most part hidden behind shop-fronts, this vast raised pagoda complex incorporates a Golden rock look alike and a consecrated bodhi tree planted by U Nu, the country's first post-freedom Prime Minister. Be that as it may, it is best known for an amazing 17 ft-high situated bronze Buddha, cast in the year 1823 by King Bagyidaw. Setyathiha Paya is an awesome spot to get the vibe of Mandalay and you should visit this place while you're in Mandalay.
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              By plane
              Mandalay International Airport, has good flight connectivity.

              By train
              There are several trains daily from Yangon. There are other frequent trains from Lashio, Hsipaw, Pwin U Lwin, Myitkyina

              By bus
              There are at least three bus stations in Mandalay. The biggest one, Kywe Se Kan Highway station (aka Chan Mya Shwe Pyi), is the furthest away from city center, about 8 km.

              By boat
              You can reach Mandalay by boat from Bagan