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USD 61.30*
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Private Half-Day Mingun Excursion
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USD 130.00*
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Private Tour: Sagaing and Inwa from Mandalay including Lunch
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USD 93.50*
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Full-Day Mingun and Ancient Capitals of Mandalay Tour
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“big bell” (22 reviews)
“boat ride” (25 reviews)
“half day trip” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you have time, you just make the effort. Tourist ferry leaves at 9, literally at end of 26th street. I didn't need to book in advance. Just turnedup. There isn't a jetty as such, just a 1st floor office next to the sign which...More

Thank Travellusted
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Mingun is a nice morning boatride away from the Mandalay shores. On a street riddled with shops, the sights are all within walking distance. The massive cube pagoda (Pa hto taw gyi) can unfortunately only be seen from the outside and the bright white Hsinbyume...More

Thank Henry A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is indeed a big, big bell dating to the old days. The trip across the river to get here was well worth the time.

Thank Chua H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We crossed the river by ferry which was great. This was one of several attractions close together near the pier and while is is really nothing very special, taken with the other places it was interesting.

Thank donandkeo
Reviewed 5 August 2017

If one must go to the island, then make the most out of it. Other than that, it is not that big of the deal. It is just a big bell.

Thank Louderthanbomb
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The place is outside the city and it is interesting to visit 3 place in a row start with the white pagoda (simple but classy, you can see the surrounding once you climb up to the top, they provide a stair hold if you get...More

Thank Ansella
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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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