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Mandalay Fort is an inspiration for the Region. For Indians Tilak and others were imprisoned here. Destroyed in bombing.

Mandalay Fort is pride of place in Mandaly, Myanmar and the entire south east Asia. This fort was... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
SatyendraGarg
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New Delhi, India
More of a Palace than a fort

A nice stroll around once you find the right entrance for tourists. Lot's of history if you like... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
swirving_irving
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

Mandalay Fort is pride of place in Mandaly, Myanmar and the entire south east Asia. This fort was built by King Mindon, who transferred his capital in 1850s to this city. He built the fort, the beautiful palace and so many other buildings inside. All...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

A nice stroll around once you find the right entrance for tourists. Lot's of history if you like that sort of thing and quite calm once you're in.

Thank swirving_irving
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We didn't do a quick bike through unfortunately. It was long and tedious on a 43 degree day and most of it is reconstructed and not particularly well reconstructed at that. I enjoyed coming back past here at night and taking photos and I enjoyed...More

Thank travelbunny
Reviewed 31 August 2016

A bit dissapointing and a little boring. Lots of patching up which maybe could have been better. Possible to rent a bicycle at the entrance, which is to be recommended.

Thank Nobbynonads
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Need a private car to go there. Cost of Entry is 10,000 Chats per person. Locals are free. Car entry charge is nominal 1,000 chats or so. The place is excellent price of architecture. The watch tower , palace are worth visiting once. Most area...More

Thank Kingshuk P
Reviewed 10 June 2016

During the British colonial era the Royal Palace in Mandalay was converted into Fort Dufferin by the British troops. During World War II it was destroyed. The reconstruction is a bit disappointing but still interesting. For many years access to tourists was forbidden, because it...More

Thank catztravelling
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Palace is scattered in a very big area of the city. It is having water in all its surrounding boundaries. But the main attraction of the palace is the architecture ot the Audience hall. It is very tall in size and fully painted golden....More

Thank Krishna S
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I would be amazed if anyone visits Mandalay and is not impressed by the massive moat and walls of what was once a fortress protecting the palace - and then Fort Dufferin under the British. Huge walls - watchtowers and an immense moat - spectactlar...More

Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
Reviewed 27 February 2016

This palace is not original.But it was rebuilt as original instead of real gold.But many people can study about myanmar architure.The visitot must show Entrance fees Card.

Thank 278honey
Reviewed 15 December 2015

A lot of the grounds within the square mile of the former inner city is occupied by the army but you can enter the palace area itself. Unfortunately the palace took heavy damage during British bombing of the palace while it was occupied by the...More

Thank MothBox
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