Mandalay Palace, Mandalay

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See the last royal residency of the Burmese monarchy at Mandalay Palace, an imposing site tipped in vermilion and gold. Constructed according to astronomical calculations in the traditional style between 1857-59, each building in the complex stands one story tall, surrounded by high walls and a deep moat. The entire compound consists of many interesting attractions, such as the royal mausoleums, a clock tower, throne rooms, supreme court, and a royal mint. The museum exhibits some royal dresses, which you can put on and take pictures. Add Mandalay Palace to your Mandalay travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mandalay trip planner .
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  • Mandalay Palace was rebuild to replace its old destroyed. There is a tower for up to see delicate Palace visits places in the city of Mandalay to lose a visitor card. Can explore all possible places in Mandalay. Price for 10,000 kyat, or about 250 baht
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  • Very well reconstructed facility. The most carvings are original, however newly erected building made of concrete and wood. You get a good impression the facility formerly was how gorgeous. I would recommend to go to the Palace with a taxi, because the road through the outer curtain wall is long and there are to see nothing there.
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  • Was quite nice, but doesn't have to be. Everything was after it was burnt down, more right than poorly rebuilt. All in wood and corrugated iron. As a tourist, you cannot move only on designated trails. The rest is military area... It's worth but on the tower to rise; Here, it has a good view over the vast terrain!
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Where to stay in Mandalay

Look at the area to the southwest of the royal palace for the main choice of accommodations in Mandalay. Some cushier options sit on the main thoroughfares, offering rooms with balconies overlooking the core architectural and historic sights. A number of basic hotels lie close to the main train station, while budget-friendly guesthouses concentrate in the area around 25th Street. Farther to the west, some hotels have views of the river, while to the east lie lodgings with convenient proximity to major regional highways.
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