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Address: Mandalay 11511, Myanmar
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Mandalay's holiest shrine is a 12-foot bronze Buddha.

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A buddy getting fatter on gold !

At this temple you see a buddy which has that many layers of gold leaf on it thats its at least 6 inches bigger than the base statue. Its truely amazing that in a country which is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Ken M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

At this temple you see a buddy which has that many layers of gold leaf on it thats its at least 6 inches bigger than the base statue. Its truely amazing that in a country which is so poor and has had a long history of colonisation and military rule that no one has stolen this.

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Mandalay, Myanmar
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of the most famous place in Mandalay. Not only Mandalay but also through out Myanmar. We felt peaceful at here.

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Tucson
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The star of the show is the Bhudda and watching gold leaf being placed on it. Probably the best thing to see in Mandalay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myanmar- There's no town or village that doesn't have a pagodas. Wonderful place. Went to Mahamuni Pagoda, had a nice time. You can also stick a gold piece in Buddha statue. It was amazing day. I would try to come next time as well.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wake up early morning and i went there , it is very good experience . You should go there any way when your in Mandalay.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I like Buddhism the respect and devotion you will see on this Pagoda was inspiring for me. Many people will be putting gold leaves to the Buddha while others will pray. The main sanctuary were the Buddha is doesn't allow women to enter, as a woman traveler it didn't seat well with us, my husband chose not to enter without... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The main temple reminded me of the big temples at Bagan with inner and outer passageways, soaring ceilings and arched entrances. A gilded passageway encircled the inner sanctum, which holds a very old and very gleaming seated Buddha image. Every morning at 4 a.m. (I didn’t arrive early enough to confirm!) monks polish the face. During my visit a small... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

golden Buddha Image in Mandalay. When I visited in Mandalay, i reached at Mahamuni Pagoda. It was so amazing. so wonderful

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can not describe how amazed I was when I saw this Buddha statue, completely made of gold! Still daily hundreds of worshippers put more gold leaf on the statue. A must see when in Mandalay

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mahamuni Pagoda has very good atmosphere-relaxing and quiet.A lot of of local piligrims,Mahamuni really exciting..I am happy to visit.

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