Mahamuni Pagoda, Mandalay

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An imposing gilt mountain-temple with arched walls painted red, gold, and white, Mahamuni Pagoda features the most revered Buddha image in Myanmar. Believed to have been made during Buddha's lifetime, the 3.8 m (12.5 ft) high statue sits on a tall pedestal and weighs 6.5 tons; over the ages, countless gold leaves pasted by devotees have in fact disfigured the statue. Admire its golden crown decorated with diamonds, rubies, and sapphires, and the spectacular seven-tiered roof rising above. The 18th-century temple grounds also house a museum of history of Buddhism. Our Mandalay trip planner makes visiting Mahamuni Pagoda and other Mandalay attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Mahamuni Buddha Buddha golden sand to the clear front face every day. At 04.00 am, and if someone wants to close the gold Buddha. Will need to use the gold he was allowed only to not be able to buy from the outside wall and must go before 16.00 hrs, Sir, but if goes into worship all guys.
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  • Lovely although very busy as it is the number 1 pagoda in Mandalay. Only men are allowed in the pagoda of the buddah so not really alot for women but good to look at.  more »
  • Huge huge huge Buddha .. Never seen a Buddha this big. The locals visit this pagoda early in the morning and you will see huge crowd gathering around it. Very sacred so wear proper attire.  more »
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  • Claimed to be the world's largest book. Very beautiful place with nice arrangement of small pagodas.
  • Have trees & nice place. Peaceful 😊
  • One of the best place to visit at Mandalay, "World Largest Book that written about Buddhist literature".
  • The World's Biggest Book,recognized as Memorial of the world by UNESCO!
  • The view is nice for photographer spot, but it kinda dirty and u have to looking for better spot to get a nice picture.
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