Power Hotel

686 80th St., Mandalay, Myanmar | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mandalay

Mandalay and surroundings

A travel blog entry by luciecox on Jul 30, 2014

427 photos

... There is usually always a lentil dish, a meat dish and rice of course. The rest varies. I cannot wait to have another one to compare!

After we filled up, we took a quick boat trip to reach Inwa island. We were greeted by several horsecart driver (I can never quite understand them thinking they offer 'postcard, postcard!’… oh horsecart ok gottya!). I was a bit reluctant being all animal rights activist using a horse to get me around but it turned out to ...

Monks, Buddhas, and a bridge

A travel blog entry by erucci on Jul 19, 2014

10 photos

... these "disco Buddhas" and they were surprisingly common in both Myanmar and the other Buddhist countries we visited. While the pagoda is in theory known for the large Buddha images, what was more more impressive were the views of the city, especially at sunset. While we were admiring the views and pagoda, Nicole and Brittany were approached by a monk who wanted to practice his English, and thus they had a prolonged conversation ...

Here Buddha, there Buddha, everywhere a BUDDHA

A travel blog entry by martinahowell on Jun 19, 2014

1 comment, 56 photos

... roasted and boiled. Buddhism didn’t seem so peaceful all of a sudden. The standing Buddha took 11 years to finish and was completed in 2008 and has since become a main attraction in Myanmar but has not attracted many international tourists yet. In fact, most tourists never come to this town.

Further down the hill is the largest reclining Buddha in the world. A reclining Buddha is a frequent sight in all temples because it signifies ...

Mandalay-stairway to heaven?! Or another pagoda??

A travel blog entry by kaila.mctavish on Jun 19, 2014

2 comments, 32 photos

... deciding what I wanted to do. At which point this quiet local guy came to me and said are you ok. Having not really heard him almost freaked saying I needed a minute, but then quickly realized he was smiling wanted to help with no sense of pressure. Winner! With that quiet approach and smile I was offered a car or his bike to get me to my hotel of choice. Being in Asia for awhile now I quickly chose bike as its always cheaper and well getting pretty fond of the ...

Mingun and the road to Bagan

A travel blog entry by jcruise on Jun 17, 2014

38 photos

... and time, this stone temple was surprisingly tall and not overly talked about in terms of sites to see in Mandalay. We spent the rest of the day, with our taxi driver we hired for the day, viewing monasteries and pagodas. This driver seemed to have done this route thousands of times and was well known by the monks. We went to a monastery where we talked with a head monk and drank sugar cane juice. After a little while, a wooden drum began ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPower Hotel Mandalay

    Reviewed by kylliki

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    Reviewed Jan 17, 2013
    by (7 reviews) Tallinn , Estonia Flag of Estonia

    Friendly staff, renovating in progress, basic, wifi in lobby, recommend

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Power Hotel Mandalay

    2.50 of 5 stars Fair

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