Mandalay, the last royal capital city of Myanmar, proudly stands on the bank of the Ayayarwady River north of Yangon. Be enthralled by the charm of the peace and the greenery that remain exactly as they were during the cityï¿½s apex. Stoll on the dusty street and watch kids flying plastic kites even in the morning. Mandalay Hill, believed to be the birthplace ... More>of a future Buddha, houses many valuable Buddha images. The famous Buddhist site, Mahamuni Paya, is among the most worshiped in Southeast Asia.