About Amarapura

Founded by King Bodawpaya in 1783 as his new capital. Amarapura is a former capital of Myanmar during the Konbaung Dynasty, and King Mindon built Mandalay in 1857 and shifted the capital from Amarapura in 1860. Amarapura is now a township of Mandalay city. Amarapura is bounded by the Irrawaddy river in the west, Chanmyathazi Township in the north, and the ancient capital site of Ava in the south.

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Best Season:All year round
Popular Location: U Bein bridge, Mahagandaryone monastery

Tours to Amarapura

Visiting Amarapura and wooden bridge
Innwa-Mae-Nu Bridge Monastery

    Burma Cultural Holiday

    14 Days

        It’s a harmonious holiday for newcomers who want to feel the incredible culture of the great destinations in Myanmar; moreover, getting to know the local people will be one of the best travel experiences.

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      Morning visit in Mandalay

      4 hrs

      This morning tour is to explore the fantastic view of face watching ceremony of the Mahamuni Buddha image and the ways of life of the monk. Experience the morning unique view of the famous U Bein bridge.

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        Culture & Beach in Myanmar

        14 Days

        It’s a harmonious holiday for newcomers who want to feel Myanmar’s authentic culture and nature of Mandalay, Bagan, Inle Lake, Yangon and idyllic turquoise Ngapali beach finally.

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        Menu Brick Monastery

          Ava-Sagaing-Amarapura Tour

          1 Day

          Full day Excursion trip to three ancient cities of Ava, Sagaing, and Amarapura in and around Mandalay. This tour includes hotel pickup, air-con car, Tour guide service and boat & horse cart fees at Ava.

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