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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour group stopped here while visiting Mandalay. A beautiful structure to see made out of carved teak wood. Definitely worth a visit here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to chill out we can see the myanmar culture and history.
Also good place for take photos selfie groufie

Thank joshipankaj2110
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mandalay tourist attractions are temples and even the King's Palace. They call this place Mandalay Palace because Myanmar is not a kingdom anymore. The palace was destroyed during the WWll by Japanese air bombings and later rebuild. The palace is located in the centre of Mandalay. On the hugh compound are many buildings used as housing for the members of military and their families.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite places in Mandalay.
I have been here many times and I will go more and more.
If you haven’t been to Mandalay Palace , you haven’t been to Mandalay at all.
Come solo or with friends or with family or couples , do not forget to bring camera.
You’ll get a lot of photos and knowledge about Myanmar Kings’ dynasty as well.

So ... do not think twice to visit Mandalay Palace

Thank JackSantiago7764MMR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buildings are mainly replicas of the originals. While some say, it's not necessary visiting since this is a remake. This place leads you to imagine the life of the last Burmese monarchs and your guide will probably tell you some interesting politics and tales of the time.

Thank Ladeedada
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Move along nothing to see here and definitely not worth spending a chunk of money on a badly kept modern remake.

Thank Adam B
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

This replica of the original palace is a bit sad in some ways. Many areas are neglected and not clean. There is at least some English signage here. Not much to see in most areas- just large empty spaces. The view from the watch tower is worth the climb

Thank sallysU7560PA
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

This is a place UNESCO could probably help restore. The place could be nicer if it is kept well and maintained. It's sad to let this historical place deteriorate because it tells the story of a beautiful people and culture. From Mandalay Hill, you can view the beautiful location of this place.

Thank Jojo M
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Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Palace was built by the second last kind of Myanmar in the middle of 19th century.
The whole quarter is huge and feels like am open park with some buildings scattered here and there. The size of the walls and moat are quite astomoshing. The palace itself left me felt bit confused. Most of pavilions appear to be of traditional timber Structure at first glance. Later however you realize that most is actually of reinforced concrete frame with timber envelope.

The central hall at the far end of palace features collection of artefacts, photographs and biographical notes of the most important members of the kings court. Together with the main hall at the entrance I found those two as the most interesting.

Pleass note that Foreigners can't drive scooters into the walled city and are expected to either walk or hire a car / bike to bring you 1km from the east gate to the palace entrance. I found it but a annoying as all locals were allowed to drive their scooters in ( although had to push them for 50m thorough the gates). It felt as this rule was introduced to force Foreigners to hire the driver. Personally i decided to walk , but if you prefer not to there is also plenty of bicycles for rent as soon as you pass the police post..

After visiting I went long way back walked through some village feeling residential areas and also some zones that appeared as perhaps monasteries, police grounds or low rank government buildings.

Thank K S
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing! The architecture in the buildings are stunning! The history here and the views from the top of the tower are a must see!

Thank tacaze
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