Heritages & Landmarks in rakhine

Andaw Thein Temple

Andaw Thein Temple

is a temple in Mrauk U located at the northwest corner of the Shite-thaung Temple. The name means 'Tooth Shrine'. It contains a tooth relic of the Buddha coming from Sri Lanka. It was first built as an ordination hall between 1515 and 1521 by King Thazata, and restored by Min Bin between 1534 and 1542. It was later expanded into a temple by King Raza II in order to house a tooth relic of the Buddha he brought back from his pilgrimage to Ceylon, either in 1596 or 1606–1607.
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Dukkanthein Pagoda

Dukkanthein Pagoda

Dukkanthein, also called Htukanthein or Htoekanthein, stands on a hill which is about 30ft (9m) in height. Its structure is like a flat surface in the form of a drum. King Minphalaung built this pagoda in 1571 AD.
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Koe Thaung Temple

Koe Thaung Temple

is the largest temple in Mrauk U, Myanmar. The name means "Temple of 90,000 Buddha Images". The temple was built between 1554 and 1556 by King Dikkha.
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Koethaung Pagoda

Koethaung Pagoda

Koethaung means 90,000 and significantly named for the number of Buddha Image. To the north of the Pisei Hill at a distance of 400 yards is the Koethaung Pagoda. The King Mintaikkha who was the son of the King Minbin, the donor of the great Shitthaung Pagoda, built this Pagoda in AD 1553.
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Latsaykan Gate

Latsaykan Gate

Latsaykan Gate was built of sandstone with the use of keystone archway construction technique. Sandstones were carved into the required shapes and cemented. Among the many gates in Mrauk U, only Minthamee, Shinphyudaw, Kyakhet, Latsaykan and Mauktaw gates remain in good condition.
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Laung Bwan Pyauk Pagoda

Laung Bwan Pyauk Pagoda

The Laung Bwan Pyauk Pagoda, built by Minkhaungraza in AD 1525 stands at a distance of 500ft (152m) from the Mokseiktaw.
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Laymyethnar Pagoda

Laymyethnar Pagoda

About a distance of 150ft (46m) to the northwest of the Dukkhanthein Pagoda is the Laymyethnar Pagoda or “the Four-faced pagoda”. King Minsawmon, the first king of Mrauk-U Dynasty, built it in 1430 AD.
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Mangala Man Aung (Mungalamanaung) Pagoda

Mangala Man Aung (Mungalamanaung) Pagoda

Mungalamanaung Pagoda is known to be one of the five most revered “Mann” paya of Mrauk U. It is a solid conical pagoda situated in north of the Mungala Gate built by King Oggabala in 1685.
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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.
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Old Clock Tower

Old Clock Tower

The old steel clock tower is located in Sittwe, the capital city of Rakhine State, erected by the Dutch in the 18th Century.
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Phaya Ouk Temple

Phaya Ouk Temple

This temple stands to the east of Lower Nibbuza. Only the plinth of the temple is left now. 12ft 5ins (about 4m) high stone image is kept in the perfumed chamber. It was built by King Min Phalaung in 1571.
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Pitakataik (Khraung Kaik)

Pitakataik (Khraung Kaik)

Pitakataik which lies north of Htupayon Pagoda and south of Shinkite wall, was built by King Min Phalaung. It was square in plan with an entrance passage to the east like others pagoda in Mrauk U. Built entirely with stone, the outer walls are decorated with ornate floral and geometric design.
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Rakhine State Cultural Museum

Rakhine State Cultural Museum

This museum is situated in Sittwe. This is a fourstorey building which is 122 feet (37m) long, 94 feet (29m) high. It was opened in 1996. The centre of the museum is a large painting depicting the Rakhine culture and customs.
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Ratana-pon

Ratana-pon

is a solid stupa in Mrauk U, Rakhine State, Western Myanmar. The pagoda is located at the northwest corner of the Shite-thaung Temple. The name means 'Pile of Jewels'. According to local legends, it is said to have jewels and images enshrined in the central stupa but none have ever been found. It was built in 1612 by King Min Khammoung and his wife.
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Sakkyar Man Aung Pagoda

Sakkyar Man Aung Pagoda

Sakkyar Man Aung Pagoda is located on the east side of Mrauk U. This pagoda is known to be one of the five most revered “Mann” paya of Mrauk U. King Sri Suddhamma Raja built the Sakkyar Man Aung Pagoda in AD 1629. It is located in the south of Yadanar Man Aung Pagoda.
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