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Mandalay City Tour – Half Day

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Mandalay City Tour- Half Day
This half-day Mandalay city tour delivers you a chance to experience the sights and sounds of Mandalay including the most well-revered religious monuments Mahamuni Pagoda, the Golden Palace Monastery, the world’s largest book made of marble and the handicraft village…


  • Well-revered monuments Mahamuni Pagoda.
  • Traditional wooden building Golden Palace Monastery.
  • The world’s largest marble book: Kuthodaw Pagoda
  • Handicraft workshops
  • Mandalay Hill for sunset.

Tour Itinerary

Mingalaba! Welcome to Mandalay, the cultural center of Myanmar!
Today, your Mandalay city tour starts with the first visit to Mahamuni Pagoda – one of the most sacred religious monuments in Myanmar. Dating back to 1758, the Buddha image inside the pagoda is considered the most highly reversed image in the country.

Mahamuni Pagoda

After that, you will explore the Shwenandaw Monastery, a superb example of a traditional wooden building of Burma. Constructed in the 19th century by a China jade merchant, the monastery enshrines many impressive wood carvings and a number of admirable works of art that worth to explore.


Highlight your Mandalay city tour with the next visit to Kuthodaw Pagoda – a complex of a gilded pagoda and hundreds of shrines. It is also well-known as the world’s largest book which made of 726 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist teaching.

Kuthodaw Pagoda

What’s a better way to gain local insight than visiting a traditional handloom silk workshop, a Kalaga tapestries craftsmen’s shop to observe the handmade weaving in the region? Take this chance to learn how clever artisans create beautiful textiles.
Finally, fulfill your tour Mandalay by a drive to Mandalay Hill – a natural watchtower to capture the panoramic view of the city. Trip ends. Thank you for making your Mandalay city tour with us!


Important Note*

  • The itinerary can be customized basing on your interests (you can extend your stay at each location, add/remove activities)

Booking Policy

Price Includes

  • Entrance fees & permits
  • Tours guide (English speaking tour guide)
  • Good (private) car or van with air-condition
  • One bottle of water/per person

Price excludes

  • Drinks & beverage
  • Others not mentioned
  • Insurance
  • Lunch

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