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
Burma Culture Holiday
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Burma Cultural Holiday

14 Days

  Visit Mandalay and around | Exploring temples in archaeological Bagan | Experience of Inle Lake | home to the famous Kayan’ long-necked’ women in Loikaw | visit Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon   Departure Time Pick up place Your arrival…

5
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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. Departure Time Pick up place 3:45 am Hotel…

    5
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    Bargayar Wooden Monastery, Innwa

      Ava, Sagaing, Amarapura and Mingun Day Tour

      1 Day

      Experience an organized, full-day tour to Ava, Sagaing, Amarapura and famous Mingun villages by private car from Mandalay. Explore charming historical monuments, religious sites, traditional handicrafts, and lifestyle of the rural communities in Upper Myanmar (Burma) and get a clearer…

      5
      Based on 9 Reviews
      Culture & Beach in Myanmar

        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. Departure Time Pick up place Your arrival time Mandalay Airport Duration Tour End…

        5
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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. Departure Time Pick up place 8:30…

          5
          Based on 3 Reviews
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