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Maha Myat Muni Pagoda- Mahamuni Buddha Temple

Mandalay, Myanmar
+95 9 45000 8191
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We went in on saturday and this placed was packed with locals. No english description avaliable. There are many local shops selling jade backlets, handcraft woods, etc.

Thank Jariyasethi
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This temple is amazing. Earlier we visited a workshop where people battered gold into very thin gold leaf for worshipers to buy to put on to the Buddha statue at this vast temple. The faithful ignored the masses of tourists like us. The statue itself...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Perhaps most famous place in Mandalay. Buy some gold and climb up to the platform to apply on the buddha. worth a visit.

Thank pheng2000
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Its quite a busy place, but there is so much to look at, every corner you turn there is a story, or another budha to look at. Superb views over Mandalay! Could have spent a lot more time here.

Thank Bograt17
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Only men are allowed to place gold leaf on the Buddha, but women can watch from a distance. This is a very holy place and very busy with locals worshipping. There's an alley of vendors of souvenirs painting items gold. A huge gong in a...More

Thank Veronica014
Reviewed 19 April 2017

not expecting too much from this and i was totally and utterly wrong. This place blew me away. I have never felt such a 'feeling' in any religious building as I did here. I was totally moved. We booked a taxi to take us there...More

1  Thank majnz
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Mandalay Mahamuni Buddha Temple is a major pilgrimage site. The Mahamuni Buddha image (The Great Sage) is highly venerated in Burma, as it’s seen as a representing of Buddha’s life. Note: 1. you need to take off shoes before set your foot on the temple...More

Thank JaneJ2010
Reviewed 29 March 2017

In the whole of Myanmar this Pagoda is the second holiest pilgrimage place, so a must visit place for everybody who is interested in knowing the country and its people. This statue of Buddha, called Mahamuni, 4 meter high made of Gold and precious jewels,...More

1  Thank SatyendraGarg
Reviewed 21 March 2017

It was our last second decision to visit this temple on the way back from U-Bein bridge but we weren’t disappointed. Temple is quite big, a little crowded but it was not surprising since many people come there for praying. Buddha statue itself is very...More

Thank Grzegorz B
Reviewed 15 March 2017

According to my companion and guide, both Buddhists, this is the second most revered temple in Myanmar. The six statues are a key part of temple, but not easy to find. Temple was packed during our entire visit. I would recommend a Burmese speaking guide...More

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