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Mandalay Palace, Mandalay

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Historic Site
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. Use our Mandalay travel itinerary planner to visit Mandalay Palace on your trip to Mandalay, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This palace is huge, sprawling in size & has a high wall with moat around it. On entry there's military guards who direct u or ur taxi driver to pay 10,000k in exchange I got a "Mandalay ticket" which...  more »
  • This substantial palace features on many itineraries but while the moat and walls are original, the buildings are replicas created in the 1990s after the originals were destroyed in World War II. The ...  more »
  • This is spreading in huge area. Some places are restricted. So many buildings for different objects. Better if you avoid mid day time, in hot season. Evening may be more suitable.  more »