Myanmar - Mandalay & Around (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Mandalay & Around chapter from Lonely Planet’s Myanmar guide-book.

The Mandalay region is the major population centre of Upper Burma, itself the cradle of Bur-mese arts, culture and civilisation. Where Yangon is a diverse microcosm of the nation, Mandalay remains an urban expression of Burmese ethnic identity.

  • watch sunrise or sunset from the world’s longest teak bridge, U-Bein Bridge, in Amarapu-ra
  • maps
  • survey Sagaing’s monastery-dappled green hills and the endless gilded pagodas of Shin Pin Nan Kain
  • transport
  • ponder the king-sized unfinished stupa of Mingun Paya
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Mandalay & Around, Amarapura, Inwa (Ava), Sagaing, Mingun, Paleik.

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