MAHA MYAT MUNI PAGODA
Maha Myat Muni also known as the Rakhine (or) the Great Pagoda (Payagyi). The pagoda is located in the Southern Part of Mandalay. The weight of the Buddha image is 8 tons. It is the most ancient Buddha image in Myanmar. A great number of pilgrims come from all over the country to this pagoda.
MANDALAY ROYAL PALACE
When King Mindon Min (Kaung Boung Dynasty) founded Mandalay in 1857 he ordered construction of a new Royal Palace called the Mya Nan San Kyaw. It is a must-visit place while in Mandalay.
Atumashi Monastery is located at the North Eastern part of the Mandalay Palace. Its only about 10 minutes drive from the royal palace. It was originally built in 1857 by King Mindon.
It is located to the northeast of the city centre of Mandalay in Burma. The city took its name from the hill. Mandalay Hill is known for its abundance of pagodas and monsteries. The height of the Mandalay Hill is 273 ft.
Kuthodaw pagoda is well-known as the World’s largest book and another name is Mahalawka Marazein Pagoda. It was built by King Mindon in 1857.
Having existed as a business nub for nearly 90 years, the present market was rebuilt in 1990 where you can buy anything at one shop.
SHWE KYAUNG MONASTERY
The building was originally part of the royal palace at Amarapura before it was moved to Mandalay where it formed the northern section of the Hmannan and part of the king’s royal apartment. The building was heavily gilt with gold and adorned with glass mosaic work.
KAUNG HMU TAW (SAGAING)
The Gold domed ” Kaung Hmu Taw ” Pagoda, styled after the famous Mahacedi Pagoda in Sri Lawka, is not only massive but also impressive to any visitors.