Visit to the top of Mandalay Hill, rising 240 metres above the city. Visit Kuthodaw Pagoda, considered ‘the world’s largest book’, housing a collection of more than 700 marble slabs inscribed with Buddhist teachings. A tour of traditional workshops and observe marble masonry, Kalaga tapestry and gold leaf making. Visit a local craftshop, to create your very own marionette. A perfect personalized memory of your Mandalay holiday. (optional with extra cost) Continue visit to 63rd street and participate in lively local activity. This street comes to life around 16.00 as locals gather outside the temple. Here, you will find street vendors selling snacks, temple offerings , grinding thanaka on large stones to make scented water and praying at the many shrines.