Tropical beach with coconut palms, Ngapali, Madalay

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Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in Mandalay Bay

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Mandalay is the second largest city in Burma (after Yangon), and a former capital of Myanmar.

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Mandalay city is the economic and religious hub of upper Myanmar and is centred around the Royal Palace.

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Shopping in Madalay

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A bastion at Mandalay Palace.

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Mandalay, the very name evokes the splendours of the Burma of old.

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Mandalay is the ancient capital, the cultural and artistic center, the second large city of Myanmar. With the age is over 142 years Mandalay has a very long traditional history and it is included a lot of the historical relics and the famous temples and pagodas of Myanmar. A city with many charming and secret beauties will bring you an unforgettable experiences and trip. 

There are many different ways to explore Mandalay such as by bus, by walking or by bike….But if you have more time and want to be leisurely to discover this old city, then you should choose to ride a bike around the city to enter each of its corner. Bike is one of the popular vehicles in this city, it has every where in Mandalay and its price is also very cheap, further more the traffic at here is also very convenient and clear for you to ride a bike to surround the city, by this way you will have a chance to find and know clearly about the life of the locals in Mandalay.

Travel Mandalay one of the most antique and beautiful city in the world you should not miss the main sightseeing:
Maha Myat Muni Pagoda 

This is one of the main site where is visited very popular in Mandalay because this pagoda is not only very famous about its architecture but also it has the most long-standing statue with the name is Mahar Myat Muni, this statue is high 6m, it was made by bronze and 6.5 ton weight.

Mandalay Hill
This famous hill is located nearby Mandalay city, this is the place where the tourist still stop to relax and see the sunlight and sunset everyday, it is very very beautiful to see the sunlight and sunset from here.

Mandalay Palace
If you want to find the most clearly about the history of Mandalay city is this place is the best for you to do that. Almost the big structures at here have been built since 1861, although many structures have been destroyed in the second world war, Myanmar Government restored it nearly fully worked-out and the same as the ancient architectures.

Mahar Aung Myay
This is the most famous market where sell the most about the jade in the world. There are many kinds of the souvenirs that are made from the jade at here such as the necklace, bracelets, statue of Buddha…..

Kuthodaw Paya Pagoda
This is place where maintain the biggest Buddhist sutra in the world. Kuthodaw Paya Pagoda has been built in the end of 1800, it is covered by over 729 towers with the while whole color.

Amarapura and U Bein
Amarapura has ever been the ancient captial of Myanmar in a time, now this ancient capital is known the most about the silk and Maha Gandhayon Kyaung friary as well as the longest wooden bridge in the world is U Bein

Beside the famous sites above in Mandalay you should not miss, you also should visit other places in this city such as the workshop produce the sheet gold as King Galon, or visit the workshop carve the stone in Sagaing area where still maintain a lot of the traditional stone carving workshops, or after a long trip you should go to Shwenandaw friary that is made completely by the teak wood, this place is very suitable for you to relax after a long time to explore Mandalay city.

 

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