King Galon Gold Leaf Workshop, Mandalay

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  • Went on tour of this workshop and it was like stepping back in time with 3 men beating the gold leaf that was wrapped in bamboo paper and dear skin paper thin with big hammers and watching the labies ...  more »
  • Interesting workshop where all work is performed by hand. I was particularly impressed by how much manual labor it takes to create the sheets of gold leaf. Fun place to visit, but be aware that this i...  more »
  • Good explanation of how a gold nugget is transformed to gold leaf. Also how bamboo is transformed into paper to separate the gold leaves. Also able to watch men hammering the gold, made me tired just ...  more »
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  • Mostly a showroom for the making of gold leaf and bamboo paper. There is also a jewelry shop, and you can watch the workers as they hand craft the gold and jewelry. It's a very quick stop, doesn't take a long time, and is worth a quick view if you've never seen the process in action before.
  • A fascinating look at an age old technique for making gold leaf. It will blow your mind when you see the effort required to produce one tiny sheet of gold leaf and then you think of the sheer volume of gold leaf needed for just one pagoda or huge Buddha statue.
  • Great place to view gold leaf making. The higher costly stuff are closer to tourist price but the gold leaf and the small gold square that they put on the Buddha are worth the price! Buy here to avoid awkwardness from buying at the temple.
  • Interesting and real. And the best experiences are free. No pressure to buy.
  • Quite an interesting place where you can see the gold leaf making. From the process of making bamboo sheets to making gold leaf and then preparing stacks, all of it can be seen here. You can shop some souvenirs as well.
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