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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very unique being made from Teak wood with many intricate carvings. Expensive at 10,000 Kyat, although this does give you access to the other temple close by. Like all the temples here in Mandalay, no shoes or socks.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Important note to other travellers; we arrived just before 5pm, to see the monastery in the evening. Apparently this is not possible as the ticket counter closes earlier. Everyone we talked to said it opened 7.30 am the next day. Just a heads up to...More

Thank Mangodays m
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place is magical. The entire structure is a little gem, everything is original and wood carvings are a piece of art. The place, in my view, is more magnificent than the poorly reconstructed royal palace.

Thank Karolina M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was arrived there after explore inside of Mandalay Royal Palace. I just around 5 minutes ride my bicycle and reach there. This Monastery is really impressive and i was amazing of Wood carving. Golden palace Monastery was built by Teak wood. I recommend you...More

Thank Thar P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautifully carved wooden temple at the foot of Mandalay hill, stunning both inside and out . You do need to pay to enter

Thank NWL72
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are with a guide, you will hear quite some stories about the place. the place was very different from others. Even though it has been also renovated like the other places, still it holds on to its original form quite a bit.

Thank MahaBosman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome. I thought the building was beautiful and the inside is the same. I must say the place is very well maintained also. It is 10000 Kyat foreigner entry which was a bit steep considering how cheap other places are around Myanmar,...More

Thank JBTraveIIer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a really nice place to visit and a breath of fresh air from all the gold adorning practically all other attractions nearby. It's nice to see how well preserved this place is, all the ornate carvings are clear and well defined and it...More

Thank j n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It doesn't make of gold or gold paint. It's an ancient first-handed teak floral decorative designs to the whole monastery. Get a closer look and explore the intrigue artwork. As you are in Mandalay, should not skip it off. Pay entrance fee at the gate...More

Thank KPtourism
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shwenandaw is a historic Buddhist monastery located near Mandalay Hill, Mandalay Region, Myanmar (formerly Burma). Shwenandaw Monastery was built in 1878 by King Thibaw Min, who dismantled and relocated the apartment formerly occupied by his father, King Mindon Min, just before Mindon Min's death, at...More

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May I know if there's any entrance fees to enter the palace please? Also is there group discount. Thanks!
27 October 2016|
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Response from Brookers1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a fee for all tourists. from memory it's around £6. Also you have to wear trousers or skirts well below the knee or they won't let you in. You must remove shoes at the entrance and suggest you carry them with... More
Hi, does anyone know the opening and closing times of this palace? Thanks!
4 August 2016|
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Response from william s | Reviewed this property |
the general area is open & active after 7.30 am the palace has its own enclosed area usually opens at 9am
Oo M
Hi..! May I know history of these monestry.Please.
4 December 2015|
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Response from Andreas G | Reviewed this property |
If You more interested in the history, its very good to read the Book called "The Glass Palace" from the indian writer Amitav Gosh. It describes all the history of these palace and its a very interesting story as well.. Soif... More