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Innwa periodically served as the capital of the Ava Kingdom that ruled upper Burma between 1365 and 1842. Notable onsite attractions include a royal monastery with elaborate stucco work, a leaning watch tower, and a teak monastery. At the royal monastery, notice some unfinished frescoes--the result of an incomplete renovation project. Put Innwa and other Amarapura attractions into our Amarapura online route planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A crossing by boat to reach the site with then a beautiful carriage ride is pleasant and full of charm. The monastery in wood and the remains allow us to imagine the splendor of the old city of jewels.
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  • It was the capital for well 4 times, starting from 1364, now little remains, only a few temples and some ruins. To see you move in a carriage.
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  • There are four sites where you and other busloads of tourists will be taken by horsecart, one of the monastery is nice, the other 3 sites aren't worth the bumpy ride along rutted roads, the worst bein...  more »

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Amarapura proper currently has no accommodations licensed to house foreign visitors. As such, travelers wishing to make a trip to Amarapura stay in Mandalay. There, you can find some particularly characterful and well-appointed hotels throughout the town, but particularly in the Royal Palace area. In addition, standard options like budget hostels and guesthouses all put you within easy reach of Amarapura and the main sights of Mandalay.
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