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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
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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
 
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

More General in Maymyo

IT IS TOUGH WORK BEING A CONSTRUCTION LABORER

On the way back to the guest house i noticed 4 workers cutting steel bars for the construction site. Instead of having electrical tools to cut the reinforced steel bars that were probably at least 22...
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davidjo
Mar 16, 2016

AN OLD JAPANESE ROAD ROLLER

I found these old Japanese steamrollers interesting. they were parked in a compound which has something to do with the town's road building project. Of you pass the Myanmar forest School and take the...
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davidjo
Mar 16, 2016

PYIN OO LWIN OR MAYMYO ?

It is rather confusing in Myanmar or Burma because some places have two names, and the guide book i was using calls the town Pyin Oo Lwin but the VT site uses Maymyo, so what is this all about.?The...
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davidjo
Mar 14, 2016

New Pyin Oo Lwin

Some British reminiscences can still be seen today but Pyin Oo Lwin is far away from hedonist Maymyo. Although some colonial houses have been restored to attract tourism, most of them are empty and...
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Wakanki
Oct 23, 2011

Old Maymyo

At the beginning of the XXth century, Maymo was known to be a lively town. British officers working in Mandalay went up by motorcycle to play golf and have dinner and came down to Mandalay before...
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Wakanki
Oct 02, 2011

GIVE A FEW NOTES TO THE POOR

We met this man when we left Chan Tak Temple and he was most persistent so we handed a couple of small notes to him. It is normal for the poor to hang around temples in order to receive some help. ...
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davidjo
Mar 26, 2016
 
 
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Things to Do Near Maymyo

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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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"MAYMYO, PYIN OO LWIN --- A BEAUTIFUL HILL STATION"
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"A Little Corner of England"
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"visit to waterfall"
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"Pyin Oo Lwin"
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"Memoriable days in Pyin Oo Lwin (or) May Myo"
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