Mrauk U

Mrauk-U is an archaeologically important site in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar. The name Mrauk U means “The First Accomplishment” in archaic Arakanese. Mrauk-U was the capital of Arakanese (Rakhine) people’s powerful Mrauk-U Kingdom from 1430 to 1784. until the conquest of the kingdom by the Burmese Konbaung Dynasty in 1784. When Mrauk-U prospered, many pagodas and temples around the town were built around the city. Mrauk-U houses a rich collection of temples and pagodas second only to the Bagan in central Myanmar.

  • Andaw Temple
  • Pitaka Taik
  • Dukkanthein Pagoda
  • Shite Thaung Pagoda
  • Old Royal Palace
  • Yadanapon Temple
  • Laungbanpyauk Pagoda
  • Five Man-Aung Pagodas
  • Mrauk-U Museum
  •  Sittwe
  • Kyauk Phyu
  • Thandwe (Ngapali Beach)