Maha-Muni Pagoda, covered with wafer thin gold leaves (produced solely from pure solid gold by hammering manually in great tedium), being grown to about 6 centimeters of thickness in all parts. This vast gold image of 3.8 meters height exudes exquisite artistic beauty, and faith/devotion of pious people.

Silk Weaving Industry, an ancient Myanmar art of intricate hand-woven silk.

Atu-ma-shee (Incomparable) Monastery, an intricate masonry piece reflecting cultural, architectural and societal status of Kone-bong dynasty (18th ~ 19th Century).

Ku-tho-daw Pagoda, built in 1857 by King Mindon, is famous for its collection of 729 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist Canon (known as World’s largest book).

Mandalay Hill where panoramic views of Mandalay city, Yoma mountain ranges, Sagaing hill range and Ayeyarwaddy River are best angled. It is 236 meters high, covered stairways could be used for walking up. Alternative is by car, right to the top.

Kyauk-taw-gyi Pagoda, built in 1878, was carved out of one solid marble stone.

Mandalay Palace, the last palace of Myanmar kingdoms.

Mandalay Museum houses a rich collection of articles particularly from the reign of two last Myanmar kings.

Zay Cho Market, a shopping centre coupled with a vibrant market of Upper Myanmar.

Traditional handicraft workshops of marble works and woodcarvings created from Teak and other hard wood; ivory and jade art workshops.

Shwe-kyaung-daw Monastery, famous for its splendid woodcarvings used on walls, interiors as well as exteriors.