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    Top 3 sites you have to see in Mingun, Myanmar

    Mingun is a small village located around 11km north-west of Mandalay, up the Ayeyarwady River. Many people prefer travelling by boat as the scenary along the river is really amazing. You can take the Jetty in the morning at 9am and you will be there in approximately one hour. Here are the 3 sites that you have to see, when…

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    Mandalay Tour: Sagaing, Inwa and Amarapura

    Sagaing, Inwa and Amarapura are known as the Three Ancient Cities and the most popular Mandalay tour route in Myanmar. They are located close to Mandalay, which makes them really easy to explore. Depending on how extensive you would like to see these cities, you can decide how much time you would like to spend on each one. As we…

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    Top things to do in Mandalay, Myanmar

    If you are planning a trip to Myanmar, you have most definitely heard about Mandalay! And if you have not, then keep on reading. Here you will find all the highlights of Mandalay that you need to see, while visiting Myanmar. Wood carvings and handicraft workshop Mandalay is famous for its many and various craft-shops. There are different ateliers, each…

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    Hsinbyume Pagoda Mingun – The white temple of Myanmar

    One of my favorite places in Myanmar is the Hsinbyume Pagoda. It is located north of Mandalay (about 10km), in a city called Mingun, in the Sagaing region. About the Hsinbyume Pagoda Behind every memorable place, every great monument, every great story, there is alway one thing standing – love. This pagoda was build in 1816 by the Bagydaw prince, the…