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Mandalay Palace, Mandalay

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Historic Site · Landmark
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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  • The original place was destroy during WWII. So everything is a reproduction. Mandalay is not worth a visit but if you go the palace is probably the most interesting place to visit in the city.  more »
  • Originally built between 1857 and 1859, and reconstructed in the 1990s. Nice architecture of the wooden buildings. Good views from the spiral watchtower. Magnificent multilayered pyramid.  more »
  • Though somewhat lacking in relics, there are signs explaining what the various buildings used to be. It is a very large compound but worth walking around to the different buildings and climbing the...  more »

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