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Half-Day Mingun Excursion from Mandalay by Boat
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Private Tour: Sagaing and Inwa from Mandalay including Lunch
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  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
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“boat ride” (33 reviews)
“huge bell” (25 reviews)
“half day trip” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mandalay, Myanmar
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"boat ride"
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"huge bell"
in 25 reviews
"half day trip"
in 15 reviews
"huge cracks"
in 8 reviews
"largest stupa"
in 7 reviews
"private boat"
in 16 reviews
"nice boat trip"
in 5 reviews
"white pagoda"
in 18 reviews
"boat leaves"
in 7 reviews
"sheer size"
in 6 reviews
"across the river"
in 9 reviews
"irrawaddy river"
in 16 reviews
"falling apart"
in 5 reviews
"other attractions"
in 7 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 9 reviews
"climb the stairs"
in 5 reviews
"walk up"
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Reviewed today via mobile

There's nothing much to do other than stop and take a quick photo. Very impressive though. It's really large.

Thank Stephy2007
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide said if it was completed, it would have been the biggest pagoda in the world. He also told us different stories about why it never be finished. Interesting! Eventhough there is not much to see, it still a good half-day trip from Mandalay.

Thank Angelica P
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Definitely add Mingun to your sight seeing itinerary. So much more then just the bell. White stupor is great to climb and look out at the view and the unfinished pagoda is just amazing. Nice walk up the road seeing all the sites. Very pretty....More

Thank Jackie N
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Mingun is a great site to visit, but this attraction is just a pass by and quick photo attraction. The bell is the second largest one in the world (just after the Moscow Kremlin's one). It's displayed between the Mingun unfinished Pagoda (where it was...More

1  Thank B1714D
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

This 87 tonne bell was destined for the big stupa whose remains dominate this part of the river, but was never completed, so the bell was never hung. It makes a popular visit , and photo opp.

Thank Jackie C
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Did a tour of the Mingum Village which has a massive unfinished temple a 90 ton bell and another spectacular temple built in 1818. All the sites are with a few hundred meters of each other. It has an amazing history and is well worth...More

Thank AP194R
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

If you are not guided, it is easy to miss this place. There are dozens of similar temples and pagodas in the Mingun. But here is hidden one of the largest bells. One can just imagine how was it's trip from UK to this place...More

Thank smallhausen1
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

The Mingun Bell is a fascinating piece of history and well worth the trip from Mandalay on its own, but the rest of the area is spectacular. The Mingun pagoda is a huge monolithic structure set on a small hill and near the bell. It’s...More

Thank James W
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We stopped off at Mingun while on a cruise from Mandalay. The massive but unfinished pagoda commissioned by King Bodawpaya dominates the landscape. Huge cracks resulting from earthquakes add a certain character to an otherwise bland edifice The world's largest ringing bell is the main...More

Thank 654GregP654
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Firstly- just the boat travel to reach Mingun was lovely- once here, walking around (skip the carriages, grab a water bottle and walk) was so interesting. Understanding why the Bell was relocated from its original sight is important... (generates controversy of preservation over in-situ?) and...More

Thank JustJulieNYC
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FrankWillmott
6 August 2016|
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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.
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