Your Mandalay guided tour continues with a visit to the Mahamuni Pagoda. Here is one of the country’s most honored Buddha images; it’s completely covered in gold leaves that are every day applied to the statue by male devotees. After that you will visit Marble Street and bronze casting house.
We will take a drive to Amarapura, Myanmar’s penultimate royal capital. Visit Mahagandayon monastery, this is a home of more than 1000 young monks, it was renowned as a center for monastic study and strict religious discipline.
Let save time to watch the resident monks lining up silently and systematically for the lunch – their last meal of the day.
From here you can take a walk to the legendary U Bein Bridge, it’s built in 1782 when the Amarapura was the Royal Center of attention.
The bridge is one of the longest teakwood bridge in the world with 1,2 km across the shallow Taungthaman Lake. This is also the best destination for sunset with great pictures.
Evening today, return to the hotel in the city center.
Accommodation: Hotel in Mandalay.