If you have plan to travel to Mandalay, Myanmar, you should travel to these amazing places in there. Here is the list with places for visitors are looking for places to enjoy their trips.

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The Royal Palace

The Royal Palace, situated in Mandalay is the last royal palace of the last Burmese monarchy. The palace was built, between 1857 and 1859 as a part of King Mindon’s foundation of the new royal capital city of Mandalay. The set up of Mandalay Palace mostly follows the traditional Burmese palace style, inside a walled fort surrounded by a moat.

Maha Muni pagoda

Maha Muni pagoda, which additionally to housing the golden image of a similar name with its colorful history, has a lot of small stalls and shops. From there it's on to the artisans who produce a number of the gold leaves which the devoted Buddhists bestow in massive quantities on Buddha pictures and stupas so as for them to achieve merits for his or her next life. Gold leaf production is a handicraft that has been in the same families for generations.

Shwe Kyaung

Shwe Kyaung (Golden Monastery). This monastery is the solely wooden structure left over from the ancient palace. It was moved here by King Thibaw and thus it escaped the faith of the other palace buildings. Carving detail of Shwenandaw Kyaung Temple or Golden Palace monastery is one of the greatest for photography.

Kuthodaw pagoda

Kuthodaw pagoda, also referred to as “the world’s largest book”, concerning the 729 marble tablets which along with containing the script of the entire Buddhist canon (Tripitaka) and the 729 small pagodas housing them.


Amarapura, about ten kilometers out of Mandalay has also been a royal capital during brief spells of Burmese history, however nowadays not many remains of the ancient palaces. It is, however, a religious place with a lot of monasteries and several thousand monks.

You will also be able to watch hundreds of monks coming along with for his or her last daily meal at around 10.30 am. Apart from its history, Amarapura is especially well-known for its silk- and cotton weaving and all around you can hear the clickety-clack of the looms. Bronze casting is additionally a trade renowned for this place.