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Mandalay Hill

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Open Open 24 hours
Recommended sightseeing time: 1-2 hours
Address: Mandalay Hill St, Mandalay
Phone: +95-9-43047743

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As the religious center of Burma, Mandalay has numerous temples and pagodas, and faithful believers visit the Mahatnaine pagoda to wash their faces for the statue. The group of pagodas and temples, a complex south of Mandalay, is flowing with devout believers. In 1784, the Buraku Podopaya ( Bodawpaya) of the Gongbang Dynasty was taken by Mrauk U and the statue was built to worship it. The bronze statue of the Mahatnain Buddhist Tower is about 4 meters high and weighs 6.5 tons. The local people regard it as the true body of the Buddha, and therefore enjoys a very high position in Myanmar. Local people here for the statue of the golden foil, years down, the golden foil has thick 7 cm, but only men can enter the Buddha's range, for the statue of the gold foil. A group of women who were refused by the Buddha outside the door, sitting in front of the Buddha, holding flowers, saying words, even if the surrounding crowd of photography tourists, also without any interference.

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Located in the north of Mandalay City, Mandalay Hill was formerly known as the Raksha Nuwa Mountain and is a famous Buddhist shrine in Myanmar. Standing on the top of the hill overlooking the city of Mandalay, it is a great place to watch the sunrise and sunset. The main entrance to Mandalay Hill is on the south side. There are several temples and pagodas at the foot of the mountain that are worth visiting. It attracts many tourists and believers. For example, the Gudu Tao Pagoda, the Shanda Moonee Pagoda, famous for its Buddhist scriptures, and the beautifully carved golden palace teak temples.
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