Located on the Irrawaddy River in central Myanmar, Mandalay is the second largest city in Myanmar. It is one of the political, economic and cultural centers of Myanmar. Here is place where ancient dynasties once built capital. In addition, Mandalay is regarded as the center of Burmese culture. Mandalay is also the main marble producing area and processing area in Myanmar. Products in Jade is a good choice as souvenir. Another popular souvenir in Mandalay is puppet. Myanmar has a tropical monsoon climate with an average annual temperature of 27 °C. Best time to visit Mandalay is in cool season from November to February. Part of Mandalay Guide will give you recommendations about where to stay, best places to visit, what to eat and what to shop in Mandalay.