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Mandalay Private Day Tour
"We will depart from your hotel at 8:30am after breakfast. First we will go to Mahamuni Buddha a spectacular and attractive statue of Lord Buddha completely made of Gold. As one of the most significant sites of Buddhist pilgrimage in Myanmar it is a place of devotion and meditation. Women are not allowed to enter the innermost chamber (and consequently to apply gold leaves on the statue).Next you will visit to a stone carving workshops and see a skilled craftsmen who attack pure white marble or stone with angle grinders and drills to create the most enigmatic Buddha images. From here
From $57.00
 
Private Half-Day Tour of Mandalay by Trishaw
"Start your exploration from the North – East corner of Mandalay Palace today you will be guided around the last capital of royal Burma Mandalay by local trishaw.  Still one of the largest cities in Myanmar you will ride around to some of the more iconic temples and palaces this city has to offer. Visit the Shwenandaw Kyaung the Golden Teak Monastery which was constructed entirely of golden teak. This impressive wooden monastery was once part of the Mandalay Palace. Continue by trishaw to Atumashi Kyaung monastery and on to to Kuthodaw Paya more commonly known as the world's biggest book. The slabs of marble are inscribed with the entire Tripitkata or Buddhist scriptures. View the seated Buddha carved from a single block of marble before riding out to your final viewing point. Stop at Mandalay Hill to enjoy panoramic views over the city
From $29.00
 
U Bein Bridge Sunset Cycling Day Tour from Mandalay
"You will be picked up from your hotel in Mandalay between 12.30pm-1.30pm depending on the timing of sunset and then drive south from Mandalay to get out of the traffic. As the sprawl lessens we find ourselves in the dry zone where the inhabitants can sustain an agricultural livelihood thanks to ancient canals.You will start the bike ride and take a leisurely ride through farmland and villages where locals will be pleasantly surprised the pillars are still the original wood. After relaxing in the last light of the day you will be taken back to your hotel in Mandalay arriving by 7:30pm."""Take an enjoyable bicycle ride through an area of Mandalay rich in history and light on traffic. Ride small trails and finish with an enchanting sunset at this most famous of bridges: U Bein.title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Led+by+a+local+guide&3=Step+back+in+time+on+a+history+tour&4=Small-group+tour&5=Snacks+and+Beverages+included
From $60.00

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Get there by pickup from Mandalay

To get to Amarapura take a pickup, they are are leaving when full from 84. street near 29. street (Zegyo market), about 200 Kyat (2011), and will be going to Ava and Sagaing. Ask the conductor where...
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Boat back from Taung Taman

If you decide to walk across the bridge amongst all the local villagers, to have a look around the little village of Taungthaman, you can get a small boat back with one of the many keen paddlers who...
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Taxi from Mandalay

These guys drove us around Mandalay, and then out to Amarapura and surrounds, and then on to the airport at the end of the day. We employed them for US$25 per day, and received first class treatment...
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Taking the Bus

The cheapest way to get to Amarapura from Mandalay is to take a local bus. Buses leave regularly throughout the day and you can get one from the highway bus center on 26th street in Mandalay. The fare...
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Getting there

The best way to get to Amarapura is by taxi. You can hire a taxi and driver for a half-day tour from Mandalay for about USD10 or sometimes less (per vehicle - seats about six). The journey takes 30...
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Small blue truck

You can hire these small blue trucks by the day for a very inexpensive price. You're final cost will really depend on how many miles you want to put on. If you explain to the driver where you want to...
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Local Taxi FARE

I hire a taxi for day of visit to Mingun, Sagaing and Amarapura. The taxi driver is very friendly and understand backpacker needs. He charge me 8000k for the whole day service.
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Hotels Near Amarapura

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No 1 26th B Road, Between 55th & 56th Streets, Aung Myay Tharzan Township, 11221
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No 417, corner of 63 rd & 22 nd Road, Aung Myae Tha Zan Township, Mandalay, 952, Myanmar
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Pyin Oo Lwin, Mandalay, Myanmar
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Things to Do Near Amarapura

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Street Scenes

Mandalay had lots of interesting local transport. Plus just wandering around watching people get on with their everyday life there was fascinating. This is a city that lends itself to an aimless...
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Sandamani (Sanda Muni) Paya

While at Mahamuni Pagoda there is a good chance that you will see a small entourage following a well dressed small girl or boy. I did ask what was going on and it seems like once the boy or girl...
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Mandalay Hill

Sutaungpyi Paya (the Wish Granting Temple) is at the top of Mandalay Hill and this is the final destination of all the tourists, pilgrims and novice monks who have struggled to reach the top. It will...
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Shwekyimyint Paya

Shwekyimyint Paya is certainly not as grand as some of the other payas ina and around Mandaly, but it's a pleasant place to spend a little time. It also has the advantage of being near most of the...
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Shwenandaw Kyaung (Teak Temple)

IF YOU WANT TO GO THERE SHOW THE TAXI DRIVER THIS ရွှေနန်းတော်ကျောင်း SHWENANDAW...
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herzog63

"Amarapura - Home of U Beins Bridge"
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davidjo

"AMARAPURA ---- WELL WORTH VISITING"
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planxty

"It's really a suburb now."
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DennyP

"AMARAPURA MYANMAR"
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"Amarapura"
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