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Mandalay Hill in Mandalay City, Myanmar

Mandalay Hill in Mandalay of Myanmar (Burma) located in the northeast of the palace. The mountain is 240 meter high (760ft). This mountain not far from Shwedagon Temple. Mandalay Hill is known for abundance of pagodas and monasteries. The major pilgrimage site for Burmese Buddhists about two centuries. On the top of the Mandalay hill has Sutaungpyei Pagoda. People believe on literally wish-fulfilling of Sutaungpyei Pagoda. A panoramic view of Mandalay can be see on the hill. You can see 360 degree of Mandalay town. It is the most beautiful scenic spot of Mandalay on the hill. Overlooking the city of Mandalay, you can see the beautiful blue sky at Mandalay from morning to evening. People who want to visit the Mandalay hill must take off shoes before go up there. Because the hill has pagoda up their. Statue of Buddha is huge and beautiful. Their are four Buddha of each side of the hill.

Bus and big car cannot climb up to hill so when you want to visit I suggest to rent car or truck near by the hill. Because thee know route and ways to drive safe. The climb takes about 30 minutes.

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