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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Hire a taxi for the day and let the driver take you everywhere, all the temples get included on the whistle stop tour.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I took a pick-up truck at the junction of Street 30 and Street 62. The fare was only 200 kyats to reach the base of Mandalay Hill. From here, I went on a walking exploration to visit the few renowned pagodas and monastery at the...More

Thank soh_kien_peng
Reviewed 17 March 2017

It is hard to believe that these intricate teak carvings have been made with rudimentary tools. The ceiling inside also has wonderful decoration

Thank ioan_wilson
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Miraculously survived from the original palace complex which was destroyed by British bombing of inhabiting Japanese occupation troops during second world war. Pagoda had been royal residence of last but one king of Burma. Structure had been disassembled to be reassembled at it's present site....More

Thank Fussy-George
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is one of several well-preserved teak carving monastery. You can walk inside and view the designs that are carved onto every surface. Many scenes from the Buddhist scriptures as other designs.

Thank vamsally
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

On the tourist trail but this teak palace is just amazing. Worth the visit for sure. It's part of the 10 dollar combination tickets

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This temple survived earthquake and allied bombing by being packed up and stored out of town for many years. In effect it's the only building left from the palace complex. Now it's in a new home right on the main drag. Nice to see a...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

An amazing building with such beautiful intricate carvings. The workmanship is just astounding. We visited around 1000 in the morning and there were few people around so it was a good time to visit.

Thank whizzkid50
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A walk through this temple will bring you back to the past when the buildings were handcrafted and the art work was amazing.

Thank cjvagabond
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Even after visiting every palace and Pagoda in Burma, this one is quite special. I don't remember which century it relates to but the carvings throughout both inside and outside are fantastic; if you go to Mandalay your guide will surely take you and you...More

Thank Guy C
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27 October 2016|
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Response from Brookers1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a fee for all tourists. from memory it's around £6. Also you have to wear trousers or skirts well below the knee or they won't let you in. You must remove shoes at the entrance and suggest you carry them with... More
4 August 2016|
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Response from william s | Reviewed this property |
the general area is open & active after 7.30 am the palace has its own enclosed area usually opens at 9am
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4 December 2015|
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Response from Andreas G | Reviewed this property |
If You more interested in the history, its very good to read the Book called "The Glass Palace" from the indian writer Amitav Gosh. It describes all the history of these palace and its a very interesting story as well.. Soif... More