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Mandalay Central Railway Station

78th St And 30th St Junction, Mandalay, Myanmar
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A strong sense of faded glory

Railway stations are just that - a place where journeys begin or end. They are full of travellers... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
zerek2016
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Mandalay, Myanmar
via mobile
Travel back in time

I’ve got free time in the morning and decide to stroll around without expecting anything, so I just... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
ShiningSchnee
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Hong Kong, China
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78th St And 30th St Junction, Mandalay, Myanmar
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Railway stations are just that - a place where journeys begin or end. They are full of travellers and the homeless. It is interesting but not a ‘must visit ‘ destination

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I’ve got free time in the morning and decide to stroll around without expecting anything, so I just pop into the railway station and see what’s there. It was an interesting walk inside the station. It’s bare but authentic. Looks like what it was like...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

It is just another main railway station in Mandalay city. If you travel by railway then this is your destination but for those who travel on bus or air then you would not want to spend you time to visit here.

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This railway station is very important for going upper, lower and eastern part of the country by train. Some of the express train has been upgraded with nice seats and comfortable rooms. Above the station, there is a hotel called Marvel and KTV for entertainment.Tickets...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2017

If you want Upper Class seats to Hsipaw you will have to buy through an agent as they snaffle all the seats as soon as they are made available. But a very patient gentleman sorted out 2 pairs of facing ordinary seats for the two...More

1  Thank Matt K
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The platform is on ground floor , timetable is there, easily navigated and very helful staffs at information center. The main lines are eastbound to Lashio/ southbound to Yangon. It's quite easily oriented. Moreover, hotel marvel on the top floor of buildings.

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Being a railway enthusiast I was attracted by its operation and being an important transport hub for many Burmese people. Above the station is the luxurious Hotel Marvel in which I stayed (see separate review) and elevators link platforms with reception. I was hoping to...More

2  Thank Frances H
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Reviewed 27 June 2017

The Train railway Station is Middle of Mandalay City , Woo !! I love it location, If you want to go with Train No need to go out of city...

2  Thank kaungsoethant
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

I don't know why so many people complain about this place. Sure, it's not the newest or most well built place but mostly it's clean and you are able to find your way around to the relevant ticket booths easily enough. I came here the...More

Thank j n
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The staff were helpful at the window, but the locals were even better (regardless of if they were trying to sell you something or not). One gentleman showed us where to get our tickets and another helped us at 4am in finding the right track...More

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Su Y
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Response from Frances H | Reviewed this property |
Hello Su, The nearest accommodation is right above the railway station, the HOTEL MARVEL. Lifts go to and from the platforms and main street to reception on the 4th floor. Should you want a slightly less expensive hotel... More
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