This half-day tour takes you from Mandalay to see the famous sites of the nearby city of Amarapura. Amarapura was Myanmar’s royal capital from 1783 until 1857 when King Mingdon had many of its buildings dismantled and moved to Mandalay. This tour takes you to Amarapura’s most famous landmarks: U Bein Bridge and the Mahagandayone Monastery.
- Duration: 3 hrs
- Available Days: Every day
- Schedule: 8:30 AM
- Hotel Transport Included
- Mobile Ticket Included
- Offered in English,Burmese
U Bein Bridge was built in 1850 and is about three-quarters of a mile (1.2 km) long. This is a scenic spot where you might see local fishermen casting their nets. Mahagandayone Monastery is a monastic college and is home to around 1,000 monks. During your visit, you’ll learn about the monks’ daily lives. After your monastery visit, you’ll be transported back to Mandalay.
Attraction VisitedU Bein Bridge
An impressive structure over the Taungthaman Lake, U Bein Bridge has become an iconic destination for visitors to Mandalay region. Just a short drive from the city in the Amarapura area, the bridge was built in 1850 and is about three-quarters of a mile long. It is believed to be the oldest and longest bridge of its kind in the world.
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