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“big bell” (23 reviews)
“boat trip” (38 reviews)
“half day trip” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Gigantic bell of 55,555 viss ( 1 Viss=1.6 kg), Situated around 14 km inside from Mandalay-Monywa road. It was largest ringing bell until 2000.

Thank Ashish T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an interesting monument and apparently holds the record for being the biggest pile of bricks in the world. A major earthquake destroyed parts of the building. The bog cracks that you see on all the 4 sides of the monument add to the...More

Thank lonelytrotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the large uncracked bell. It looked impressive suspended under concrete beams - was suspended under team beams before. Most.visitors squeezed themselves under the bell and then you noticed.The graffiti. When in Mingun, don't forget to visit this bell.

Thank Bornean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is impressive to see this huge Bell which is supposed to be the second largest in the world. You can bend down and go inside the Bell too.

Thank sreepathy p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i went by car from Mandalay city and it took around 90 minutes. I found it to be ok and can be skipped if you have limited time. Some people visit it using boat from Mandalay and it might be fun.

Thank joy22_07
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We arrived here after a 2 night river cruise from Bagan, it was very very hot but OMG amazing the unfinished Pagoda is wow. This is a must see as well as the big bell another WOW.

Thank Helena E
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The best part of Mingun was the boat trip, which was fun. The town felt very touristy to us and most (ok, all) temples looked neglected. You pay a 5,000k ticket so would have expected the temples to be kept in better shape. Maybe we...More

Thank Katinka v
Reviewed 15 September 2017

With a visit to Mingun, this stupa will be a place to stopover for a quick picture. Nothing much really to see and we're not allowed to go to the top of the unfinished stupa.

Thank GohKL
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a must! Wonderful site with so much history. The Pagoda was never finished and now has some huge cracks in it. It was commissioned by King Bodawpaya in 1790.

Thank slwityk
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I've did this excursion in about 2 hours. I took a horse ride from the picking boat point (they've asked for 10k yats, I've paid 7k) and took to an ancient wooden Buddhist monastery, ruins with an incredible Buddha and some brick pagodas and a...More

Thank McTersse75
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Response from Jamie J | Reviewed this property |
I think you can rent a bike. But not good one. Because Mingun is not a civilize place. But you can rent a horse cab it's more fun.