map
Map &
Directions
access_time
Hours
mode_edit
Been here?
Rate it
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Mandalay Cultural Heritage Day Tour
"You will be picked up from your hotel at 8am Mandalay city sightseeing tour. You visit starts with Manamuni Pagoda where the Mahamuni Buddha image is venerated. The Mahamuni Buddha Temple (also called the Mahamuni Pagoda) is a Buddhist temple and major pilgrimage site. Ancient tradition refers to only five likenesses of the Buddha made during his lifetime; two were in India two in paradise and the fifth is the Mahamuni Buddha image in Myanmar. According to the legend the Buddha visited the Dhanyawadi city of Arakan in 554 B.C. After casting the Great Image the Buddha breathed upon it
From $42.00
 
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
 
Full Day Excursion in Mandalay
"Our driver will pick you up from your hotel around 8:30am and head to Mahamuni Pagoda. Mahamuni Pagoda is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Myanmar. The Buddha was encrusted with gold leaves and only men are permitted to go up to the we will visit to local artisan’s workshop of gold leaf making wood-carving making (furniture and other decorative materials) and Kalaga tapestries one of Myanmar arts and crafts that mainly originated in Mandalay and famous souvenir. From the workshop we proceed to Zaycho Market one of the oldest and largest market in Myanmar. We will spend some time walking around the market and you can take this fantastic opportunity to capture some colourful photos of Burmese people life style.After lunch we will visit the magnificent complex of Royal Palace with impressive crowning wooden pavilion and consists of many buildings. Then
From $91.00

Zeigyo (Central Market) Tips (2)

Central Zeiygo Market

We took local transport to this market. The market mainly sold fruit and veg. It was very photogenic.Traffic, bicycles, delivery men travelled between stalls. Stall holders in tradional Burmese...
IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
IreneMcKay
Jun 30, 2013

Bag a bargain.

I am not normally much of a one for shopping, but I found the Zeigyo (Central Market) absolutely fascinating. You can buy anything, and I mean anything, here. The variety is mind-boggling. By far the...
planxty's Profile Photo
planxty
May 18, 2006
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Hotels Near Mandalay

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

Top 5 Mandalay Writers

davidjo's Profile Photo

davidjo

"MANDALAY, A HISTORICAL CITY"
View Member
elpariente's Profile Photo

elpariente

"Mandalay y las ciudades antiguas"
View Member
thedouglas's Profile Photo

thedouglas

"My Road to Mandalay"
View Member
planxty's Profile Photo

planxty

"Second city but not second best."
View Member
herzog63's Profile Photo

herzog63

"Mandalay"
View Member
 
 

Things to Do Near Mandalay

Things to Do

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...
View More
Things to Do

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...
View More

Getting to Mandalay

Address

Junction 26th and 84th Streets.

Hours

We don't yet have hours for this Things to Do. Help us improve our info!

Map