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Address: Mandalay, Myanmar
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Beautiful teak carvings

On the outside the gold has weathered off so you can really appreciate the exquisite craftsmanship, although in its golden heyday it would have been an amazing sight. Inside a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Bucerias
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On the outside the gold has weathered off so you can really appreciate the exquisite craftsmanship, although in its golden heyday it would have been an amazing sight. Inside a lot of the gilding still remains,. Great teak floors! Peaceful and not too crowded.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This seems to be built several hundred years ago. It was all made out of wood. But seems to be plated in gold. Still we can see the shades of gold. It is a very large monastery. Even the floor was done with wood. Also it is with nice carvings. The artists who have made this seems to be great,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The elements have succeeded in eroding almost all of the gold from this monastery, so that the woodwork and the fretwork are revealed. They are beautiful to see, and happily there is none of the plastering with gold leaf that one sees elsewhere.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

there's a hint of old style military authoritarian rule trying to get in to see this palace, and I felt very uncomfortable leaving my passport with a very cleanly pressed solider at the gate, but get over that, and the fact that you are walking in an army camp, because after a Km you'll be in something that you weren't... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am extremely impressed with the intricacies of the architecture of this monastery. This building is simply marvellous.

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Matara
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has historical values other than any palace in Mandalay. If you will visit there, better if you can read some and go. It will add value you. If additional English notices can be put, better.

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Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place and very quiet. Better go early in the morning to avoid the crowd. The wooden structure is astonishing and well preserved

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we went quite early to see tis amazing place - best before there are too many people.the feeling of peace and tranquility - amazing

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Thank ANITA N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The carving and woodwork was very good. While it doesn't take a long time to explore it is certainly worth looking around. The renovation work is pleasing to see.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The architecture of this temple is awesome. It showing how Myanamar has rich culture. Worth to visit there.

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