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King Galon Gold Leaf Workshop, Mandalay

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  • We just stopped in while riding by on bikes - very interesting. You can just stay in the workshop and watch the men pounding the gold, you don't have to go in the gift shop. Definitely worth a stop if...  more »
  • King promoted is a small company that takes care of preparing the leaves of gold to be used for gluing on Buddhas or simply for artistic decoration on tables, plates, vases, etc. Free visit this place by following the manufacturing process and see the workers in action. Of course it's authentic without being really because this place waiting for tourists and even though admission is free, he is hoping to purchase the small shop at the exit. Fortunately, no sightseeing of mass as in other Asian countries. Interesting. 20 mn max will suffice.
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  • You get to see the way the people have been making gold leaf for centuries and it hasn't changed at all !! The leaf is still pounded by hand and takes a huge number of man hours to make. Very impressi...  more »
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  • You've got to see this place. Gold leaf and manual labour.
  • Authentic experience but don't buy anything there. Prices are way overpriced! You can learn a lot about the process though.
  • Too touristic, but a visit is must.
  • very very nice