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Address: Mandalay, Myanmar
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+95 9 44800 8459
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US$91.00*
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Full Day Excursion in Mandalay
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US$52.70*
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Private Full Day Mandalay Heritage Tour
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Mandalay Private Day Tour

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A step back in time

Although the royal palace is a replica, the original having burnt down, it is worth a visit. The palace is not just one building, but a series of buildings; each of the king's... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Paris
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158 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has nothing to attract visitors and you don't feel any emotion in paying a call in this place!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As it was only rebuilt in 1990s the Palace lacks history or details. The throne room is most interesting and the original walls but I wouldn't bother to go when Mandalay has much better options on offer.

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Australia
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84 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although the royal palace is a replica, the original having burnt down, it is worth a visit. The palace is not just one building, but a series of buildings; each of the king's wives and concubines had their own quarters. Those buildings occupied and used by the king were covered in gold leaf, others, although ornately carved, were plain. The... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Many culture , traditional pictures , good architectures building , designated all houses , good location for palace.

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Brisbane, Australia
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188 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The surrounding perimeter of this place is an army training facility, so security is incredibly tight. However the Palace itself is a peaceful enjoyable experience. Full of history. Take the climb up the tower for an incredible view of the area. Wander down the far right hand corner and on the other side of the wall you will see an... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stay away from this ersatz royal palace (reconstructed for self-aggrandizement by the military junta) except for a quick look to grasp the astonishing scale and brilliant ornamentation of what must have been a truly fantastic place, quite unique in the world in the 19th, early 20th centuries - before looting by the British in the 19th century and then total... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of building to explore with plenty to read about, a nice way to while away the morning or afternoon.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Run down and shabby. cover your shoulders and knees- which gets hot! $10 fee but keep your ticket to get into a few other places around Mandalay.

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Coochiemudlo Island, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although not a lot of the palace structures survived WW2 bombings what has survived/been reconstructed inspires the imagination. The sheer size of the original palace and walls demonstrates how magnificent the origan palace and grounds would have been

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ground of this palace is 8 km long but most of it is allocated for the army only one section that houses part of the old palace is open to tourists. If you are visiting by yourself without a taxi make sure to bring your passport as No foreigner as allowed in unless a passport is left at the... More 

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