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Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

From city centre on 82th street you can’t miss this beautiful religieus centre. Very fotografic pagoda’s and shops with religues and also stuff for tourists. Its an easy biking from citycentre Mandalay. Dress properly!!

Thank berendino
Reviewed 27 April 2018

The Mahamuni Pagoda is a big temple in downtown Mandalay. Part of it is currently under renovation so you cannot see its central tower. Be prepared for huge crowds as it's the main pilgrimage site in this part of country. The biggest sanctity is a...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Be prepared to take off your shoes and socks. Naha Myat Muni Pagoda houses a huge Buddha statute that get bigger and bigger every year due to the gold leafs that are deposited by worshipers on the statute. There are also many Shop houses selling...More

Thank Agkarajit
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Clean, beautiful and with only a few annoying sellers at the entrance. This place has wonderful examples of design. The incredible gold leaf everywhere, gives it an other worldly feeling. You have many opportunities to respectfully observe devotees in pray including nuns and monks.

Thank Jenelle N
Reviewed 2 April 2018

I spent a fortnight in Burma where the only tourist attractions seemed to be pagodas, so i saw a lot of them and countless Buddhas. I thought this place was in comparison with the competition rather mediocre. Yet again I had to rip the soles...More

Thank hibees43
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Huge temple complex where the main attraction seems to be putting gold leaf on the Budda statue. It’s a “men only” activity and women have to be content with waiting outside the inner shrine. There are large shopping arcades outside the 4 entrances, mainly with...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 March 2018

We visited this Pagoda grounds during a tour of Mandalay. All of the structures, Buddhas and outbuildings are beautiful and definitely should not be missed while in the area.

Thank ntflady
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Take you camera and you will get some amazing pictures. You have to pay a local currency fee of 100 to use it. But the pictures are worth it.

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 31 December 2017

There are four entrances to entre the shrine at the each side. At the east and south entrance is more interesting with souvenir shops, wood carvings seller, flower and religious tools. At the south one, we can change if we wear causal dresses into traditional...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017

waste compound in excellent maintenance (like mostly everywhere - due to donations of locals) dont miss the "stucco work" above arches

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