Myanmar - Mandalay & Around (PDF Chapter)
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
- survey Sagaing’s monastery-dappled green hills and the endless gilded pagodas of Shin Pin Nan Kain
- ponder the king-sized unfinished stupa of Mingun Paya
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Mandalay & Around, Amarapura, Inwa (Ava), Sagaing, Mingun, Paleik.