Mandalay Images (11 images)
Mandalay - the very name evokes the splendors of Old Burma though most people are surprised to learn that Mandalay is not at all an old city but rather a new city created in 1857. Most of its former magnificence is gone, destroyed by fire that consumes wooden structures and by intensive bombing by the allies during the re-conquest of Burma in the Second World War. Mandalay is ethnically diverse with Burmans forming a slight majority as well as a sizeable population of Chinese forming up to...
Gold Leaf Workers Pounding and Thinning Leaf
Applying Gold Leaf on Mahamuni Temple Buddha
Mandalay Palace Moat
Shwenandaw Kyang Monastery
Carved Wood Figurine at Shwenandaw Kyang Monastery
U Bein Brdige Mandalay