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Address: Mandalay, Myanmar
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With all the gold and marble places, it's nice to see something different like this. Teak wood has held up really well and the carvings well defined. This site is not to be missed.

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

With all the gold and marble places, it's nice to see something different like this. Teak wood has held up really well and the carvings well defined. This site is not to be missed.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was the former bedroom of the one of the children of the king. It was then turned into a monastery. The detailed carvings and architectural details provide a glimpse into what the original buildings must have looked like at the palace which is now completely restored with simplified buildings (as it was mostly destroyed during the war. This monastery... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful teak wood monastery constructed in the mid 1800's, and the detail inside and out is phenomenal. Three stories are open for your inspection and viewing, and the only area that was off limits was the basement. The interior sculpted entries and hallways are just awesome. The structure, whilst being a UNESCO site is nonetheless around 160 years... More 

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure you take photo ID as is required by police security . Tour should take approx 1 hr depending on crowds. Make sure you go to top of wooden tower for best pic shots.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We like the wood structure. There are carvings on the wall and everywhere. Take time to absorb its beauty.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wood carving in this temple is spectacular, amazing craftsmanship. Good to see, good for some photos, though religiously it holds little interest for me

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very big and beautiful wooden pagoda can be found here. mandalay palace was constructed between 1857-1859 as a part if King Mindon's founding of the new royal capital city of Mandalay. All buildingsof the palace are of one storey in height. Worth to see ! The entrance ticket is 10.000 kyatts but can be used to a few other... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful carvings, artefacts and features, spending ceilings, excellent place for nice, romantic pictures

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A massive teak wood structure which is beautifully carved and very historic. there are many rooms to explore but not a lot more on offer. Some great photo opportunities. Well worth a visit

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is very little to see in this military compound palace, if the only city/town you go to in Myanmar is Mandalay then put this on your list, otherwise don't waste your time or even the entry fee. It's mainly baron as some parts are out of bounds to the public being a military compound. Other structures are glorified outbuildings... More 

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