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Mandalay Hill

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Address: Mandalay, Myanmar
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Private Half-Day Tour of Mandalay by Trishaw
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Mandalay Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
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Full Day Excursion in Mandalay

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One of the good place to visit in evening or early morning. There are few Buddhist temples also in this location so suggest you to dress genuinely. Views are quite eye catching... read more

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Krishna S
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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the good place to visit in evening or early morning. There are few Buddhist temples also in this location so suggest you to dress genuinely. Views are quite eye catching from this place.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked from the very bottom - 1800 steps.. Covered walkway with a variety of different temples and shrines plus stalls on the way up. Drinks and snack available too. Others were taken by car to near the summit and then took an escalator. Walked down via windy road and we're glad to reach hotel at bottom.

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Seoul, South Korea
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Mandalay Hill is a popular place to watch the sunset. The most popular route - southern - to climb up to the summit is indicated by two white lions (aka chinthes) behind the Kyauktawgyi Paya Pagoda. Under the covered stairways, many stalls and shrines can be found. It has 1729 steps and it takes around 30 mins. It must... More 

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Bucerias
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Two white guardian lions at the bottom of the hill which you can walk if you REALLY want to! But take escalator or vehicle. This is Sutaung pyai pagoda - Holy place, Remove shoes at the top. Good to get a look at the geography below. Disco buddha holding small buddha. Incredible tiled walls. Two cobras guarding bell. Memorial plaque... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The best place to see all town and sunset or sunrise. Has a road to go up the mountain and also 3 long stairways

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Eger, Hungary
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there to see the sunset and it was beautiful! Really nice view and such a beautiful place to visit! It definitely worth to go and see the view. Excellent spot to take great pictures :)

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Noosaville, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit the monastry at the top of Mandalay Hill for superb views of the surrounding countryside and the city and sunset over the Irrawaddy River sunset. You can walk around the monastery and get a great panoramic view of the countryside as you walk round, you will see a memorial plaque to the 4th King Edward VII Gurkha Rifiles men... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to climb lot of steps to go to the top of the hill. However, there was a lift too, which we used to come down. Slippers you can keep before entering, you may have to pay something to them. There was a fee to enter to the temple I suppose. The scenery from the top of the hill... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The platform is very crowded for sunset. Probably it's easier to enjoy a sunset somewhere else in Myanmar - most people also have Bagan on their itinerary which, though it is also crowded, has nicer scenery. I'd skip this place the next time

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Really liked the sunset and how the pagoda looks in the light. You can walk around and enjoy the view.

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