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Mahamuni Pagoda

Mandalay 11511, Myanmar
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Mandalay's holiest shrine is a 12-foot bronze Buddha.
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  • Average7%
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Mandalay 11511, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Maharmuni Buddha Image is the biggest Buddha image in Mandalay.also you you can see a lot of people are come and praying to Buddha and also gold leaf donation.

Thank Traversemyanmar11
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mahamuni Pagoda or Mahamuni Buddha temple is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Burma. The temple houses the Mahamuni Buddha image, the most highly revered Buddha image in the country. The pagoda was built in 1785 by King Bodawpaya of the...More

Thank Thar P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been there many times as Iam a tour guide. Most of my clients they love to visit there as their children and big group could learn local visters and their beliefs. We have chance to take the photos, morning opening ceremony as well...More

Thank Young C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are go to Mahamuni pagoda at early morning .that pagoda is very adaptation for our.we donate to some money.

Thank Myo Min L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there early in the morning at the prayer time and has the proper experience of the temple. The temple also had some distinguishing features.

Thank MahaBosman
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People put gold leaf on this Budha as an offering and hence the size of this Budha has almost more than doubled since the original. Locals come from far and wide to do this. Only men are allowed to actually enter the room and place...More

Thank Terry2626
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a very interesting experience, the design and architecture was something to behold, very much a must when you are traveling

Thank 967davidmorrison
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must when visiting Mandalay, interesting architecture and besides the Main Buddha there are quite a number of interesting artifacts and relics.

Thank Bonita B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Woke up at 4 for the ceremony. The only fee that you have to pay is the camera fee (1000ks) , right at the entrance of the main hall. Feel properly reverent and stayed for around 45 mins

Thank pm_0607
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fascinating experience. I got to put gold leaves on the Buddha along with the monks and slews of worshipers. Some made the experience a quick one, others took time to reflect and pray. All of this was done on a slender platform, surrounding the gold...More

Thank steve9631
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Can anyone tell me the cost of gold leaf to buy to put on this Buddha?
December 10, 2016|
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Response from John P | Reviewed this property |
We did not buy Gold Leaf but it is cheap for the locals to place their offering on the Buddha . The comments above are accurate and the face which is washed at 4 am is the only part of the statue not covered with inches of... More