The capital of the last king of Myanmar Kingdom. The city is regarded as the centre of Myanmar culture, traditional handicraft, literature and culture. There are many famous places which visitor should not miss to visit:
The Royal palace of the last Myanmar King Thipaw. The original palace complex was destroyed by fire during the WWII. But a replica was built on the site. The best place to observe how Myanmar Kings lived.
The hill which rises 236 meters above the surrounding country side. A Panoramic view all around the city as well as the long line distant blue Shan Hill from the peak.
Kuthodaw Pagodaknows as the World’s Largest Book. 927 marble slabs were carved with the whole Buddhist texts. It has been estimated that, reading for eight hours a day, a person would take 950 days to complete the book (the book of Buddhist Pali canon).
This Monastery is the most significant of Mandalay historic building. The example of 19th century Myanmar teak architecture and also a significant master piece of the wood-carver’s art are can be seen.
The name means “Incomparable Kyaung”. It was described by visitors as one of the most beautiful building in all of Mandalay.
The most important religious structure in Mandalay. The early morning ritual of washing the face of Buddha’s image draws a daily crowd of devotees.
It lies in the shadow of the Mandalay Hill. The main point of interest is a huge image of Buddha carved from a single block of Marble from the Sagyin Mable.
The central Market, A perfect shopping market for souvenirs and local products.