Mintha theatre is an attraction dedicated to showcasing the unique and traditional Burmese dances. The theatre opened in 2006 with the mission to present the authentic dances of the country to foreign visitors in Mandalay.
With the accompaniment of drums, bells, pipes, and a harp, a troupe of 7 members will grace the stage with bright-coloured dresses that represent ancient Burma’s costumes. The show generally lasts for an hour and performances are in rotational basis, and dances range from folk to court. In every dance, grand traditional costumes are featured. The show usually starts at 8:30pm and performances are held 7 days a week.
Mintha Theatre is located at 58th St., between 30th and 29th, Mandalay, Myanmar.
Opening Days and Hours
Daily performances run from 20:30 to 21:30.
Entry Fee and Bookings
Entrance is USD 5 per person.
How to Get There
- Fly to Mandalay via Myanmar Airlines.
- From the airport, board a taxi to the city proper.
- From the city centre, charter a taxi to Mintha Theatre.
- Solo travelers/backpackers
Time to Spend
Suggested duration in this area is one hour.
Popularity and Best Time to Go
The best time to visit is before 20:00 to ensure good seats.
Dining options around the area include Golden Palace Restaurant, Mogok Daw Shan, Central Park, Ko’s Kitchen, Golden Duck, Indian Tadka Mandalay, and Aung Lin Restaurant.
- Kutho Daw Pagoda
- Sanda Muni Paya
- Mandalay Hill
Accommodation in Mandalay can be availed from Hotel Mandalay, Hotel 76, Hotel A1, Mandalay City Hotel, and Ayarwaddy River View Hotel. Rates range from USD 22 to USD 58.