City & Town in rakhine

Cho Nwe Village

Cho Nwe Village

This Chin village is situated about 2 hour boat ride from Mrauk U along the Lay Myo Creek. One can see the Chin women with traditional tattooed faces and observe their culture and lifestyle.
Adventure Activities People Tribes City & Town
Fish Market

Fish Market

The morning Fish Market, in the central market starts its busy day around 6 am and it is worth a visit especially, before departure time. It is the main Fish Market in Sittwe, the fishing boats returning with abundant sea fish.
Activities City & Town People Tribes
Jaketaw Village

Jaketaw Village

This small fishing village is situated near Ngapali Beach. A visit to this village can be easily made by bicycle. One can see the villagers usually sundry their fish, shrimp and coconut.
Beaches City & Town People Tribes
Lintha Village

Lintha Village

Situated just north of Ngapali Beach, it is a small fishing village. Supported by the area’s bounteous harvest of fish, coconut and rice.
People Tribes City & Town
Mrauk U

Mrauk U

Mrauk U is the famous capital city of Rakhine and its civilization flourished from 1430 to 1785. Mrauk U, an archaeologically important town lies roughly 11 km east of the Kaladan River on the banks of its minor tributaries. The town is located on a small outcrop of the Rakhine Yoma on the eastern side of the Kaladan's alluvial plain. Thus, the surrounding countryside is hilly yet also contains a great deal of marshes, mangroves and lakes.
City & Town Heritages & Landmarks Historical Sites
Sittwe

Sittwe

Sittwe, the capital city of Rakhine State, is situated on an estuarial island at the confluence of the Kaladan River, Mayu River, and Lemyo River. This port city of the Rakhine State sits at the mouth of the Kaladan River where it empties into the Bay of Bangal.
City & Town
Thandwe

Thandwe

It is a town and major seaport in Rakhine State, the westernmost part of Myanmar. Thandwe is very ancient, and is said to have been at one time the capital of Rakhine State, then called Arakan. The district has an area of 3,784 square miles (9,800 km2). The country is mountainous, the Arakan Mountains sending out spurs which reach the coast. Some of the peaks in the north attain 4,000 and more ft. The streams are only mountain torrents to within a few miles of the coast; the mouth of the Khwa forms a good anchorage for vessels of from 9 to 10 ft (3.0 m). draught. The rocks in the Arakan Range and its spurs are metamorphic, and comprise clay, slates, ironstone and indurated sandstone; towards the south, ironstone, trap and rocks of basaltic character are common; veins of steatite and white fibrous quartz are also found. The rainfall in 1905 was 23-49 in. Except a few acres of tobacco, all the cultivation is rice.
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