Category Archives: Mandalay

U Bein Bridge, the longest teak wood bridge in the world in Amarapura

Sunset at U Bein Bridge

The longest teak bridge in the world which passes over the Taungthaman lake, one of the most visiting sites for tourists. It is also in the city of Amarapura, which became ancient capital of Myanmar Kingdom. By visiting this place, you can enjoy the ruins of the palace from the bygone Myanmar kingdom as well […]

Mingun

Mingun Pahtodawgyi

Mingun, famous for its unfinished pagoda, Mingun Pahtodawgyi. Furthermore, the vast bell in this region frequently recorded as the largest bell in the world. The next important one is Hsinbyume Pagoda, the architectural characteristics of which are unusual with other pagodas in Myanmar. Mingun Pahtodawgyi It is an imperfect monument stupa in Mingun, the northwest […]

Shwenandaw Monastery

Shwenandaw Monastery Exterior

Shwenandaw Monastery, the most significant masterpiece of wooden art and a great example of Myanmar teak architecture during 19th century. Moreover, it is the soul of the bygone wooden Royal Palace erected by King Mindon. If you would like to research wooden architecture of archaic Myanmar, let’s go to this place. Shwenandaw Monastery History Shwenandaw […]