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Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This very old Monastery is a great example of the talent and artistry of the carpenters, wood carvers and builders of the times.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has a bit of history, but quite ran down. If you like wood works, well craftmanship works are there to be observed. A quick hop in and out. Paid a respect to the last resting place of the great king of Mandalay, Kind...More

Thank Shanti S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This monastery will come up in most of the lists of things to see in Mandalay and for good reason. It is really beautiful. It won't take long to view as it is not large but still worth a visit. It will usually be included...More

Thank emily830419
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The complex has to be walked to inside of the 2km by 2km square. You get dropped off at the entrance then have to walk a few hundred yards into the complex. Worth the trip.

Thank Curtis J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were told that this used to be part of the Royal Palace and a bedroom but that it had been relocated after a fire at the original Royal Palace and was then used as a monastery. Well worth the visit as it beautifully carved...More

Thank Adrian T
Reviewed July 10, 2017

It can be reach by motorbike of horse ride. It is beautiful considering the old structure. When we went, there are kids that are reading or reciting and they are just like music to our ears.

Thank banwa1
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

I have been there many times but I always wish to go there to see the wood carving.My last visit was last June 2017. They restored many things from the help of Burmese archilogical deperment and American goverment. Around the golden monastery you can wonder...More

Thank Young C
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

A monastery made from teak wood. Intricate and beautiful. Very few tourists when we visited. Cover your shoulders and knees. Beautiful to see.

Thank champkis
Reviewed July 9, 2017

A very interesting site in Mandalay, you need to pay admission of 10.000kyat or buy a Mandalay ticket zone which available at ticket counter, and you can visit dozen of temples in the city for the same ticket. To get inside you need to register...More

Thank ShavyB
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Hire a guide to gain all the history its really worthwhile. The temple is made from wood and has a lovely story behind it.

Thank Victoriasachahally
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keneng
October 27, 2016|
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Response from Brookers1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a fee for all tourists. from memory it's around £6. Also you have to wear trousers or skirts well below the knee or they won't let you in. You must remove shoes at the entrance and suggest you carry them with... More
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fergerm
August 4, 2016|
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Response from william s | Reviewed this property |
the general area is open & active after 7.30 am the palace has its own enclosed area usually opens at 9am
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Oo M
December 4, 2015|
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Response from Andreas G | Reviewed this property |
If You more interested in the history, its very good to read the Book called "The Glass Palace" from the indian writer Amitav Gosh. It describes all the history of these palace and its a very interesting story as well.. Soif... More
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