Mandalay was the capital city of the last reigning dynasty of Konbaung Kings. It is now the second capital and center of Myanmar's art, cultures and Buddhist learning. The exquisite tapestry works, stone sculpture, the traditional art of gold leaf home industry are worth a visit. Mandalay is located on the eastern bank of the Ayeyarwaddy River in central Myanmar. It is the second largest city in Myanmar.
Mandalay Royal Palace
The heart of Mandalay is King Mindon’s Royal Palace. Located to the south of the Mandalay Hill, it is a palace complex inside the magnificent walled city.
Inle (Inlay) Lake is the most famous scenic site in Shan State.
The Royal Palace was the first structure to build in King Mindon’s new royal city.
This hill has numerous pagodas, monasteries and meditation centers known as a peaceful place for Buddhist studies. It is a place one can enjoy the magnificent views over Sagaing.
This is where Buddhist Sangha and nuns lead a peaceful secluded life of meditation.