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Three famous hilltop pagodas in Thandwe

Sandaw Pagoda, built in 784 AD and named after a hair relic of the Buddha enshrined within, is located at the southern end of town near the Thandwe River. Andaw Pagoda (761 AD) holds a Buddha tooth relic and can be found on the opposite bank of the river. The pagoda requires a long walk to reach. At the northern end of town is Nandaw Pagoda (763 AD), which houses a sacred rib relic of the Buddha. A small road leads to this hilltop pagoda, from which visitors can enjoy magnificent views of the Thandwe River and the valley surrounded by the Rakhine Yoma Mountains.
 

Ngapali Beach

Best Beaches in Myanmar video reveals the crystal clear waters of Myanmar to experience, with lots of drone-shot arial views.
 

Shite-thaung Temple

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info The Shai-thaung Temple Rakhine elocution: likewise spelled Shitthaung is a celebrated sanctuary in Mrauk U. The name signifies 'Sanctuary of 80,000 Buddha Images', and is otherwise called the 'Sanctuary of Victory'.
 

Ngapali Beach with Elephants

This 12 minute video brings you nearby jungle experience with elephants, around Ngapali Beach, west coast Myanmar.
 

Koe-Thaung Temple

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info Koe-Thaung is the biggest sanctuary in Mrauk U, Myanmar. The name signifies "Sanctuary of 90,000 Buddha Images". The sanctuary was worked in the vicinity of 1554 and 1556 by King Dikkha.
 

Mrauk U

info Mrauk U was once, one of the most powerful kingdom in history. The Rakhine King "Min Saw Mon" founded Mrauk U in 1433. Mrauk U was a leading trade city during its time, and abundant networks of canals allowed small and large vessels to go by. It traded with Middle East, Asia, Holland, Protugal and Spain.  
 

Thandwe

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info Before Thandwe was known as "Sandoway". It is located around 9.5 km northeast of Ngapali Beach. Thandwe has the Airport which is the main gateway to the Rakhine State.There are many two-storey buildings in the city.
 

Rakhine State

info Rakhine State is located between 17o 21'N and 21o 24 'N latitudes and 92o 10 'E and 94o 54 'E longitudes bordering Bangladesh on the north-west, Chin State on the north, Magway Division, Bago Division and Ayeyarwaddy Division on the east and the Bay of Bengal on the west and south.   
 

Kantharyar Beach

Kantharyar Beach is the Rakhing State's third pleasant beach resort. Kantharyar by its name meaning the pleasant beach in Myanmar. The beach is about 2km long.
 

Mrauk U Museum

info Mrauk U Museum
A new Mrauk U museum is located near the palace site. It displays some old artefacts of Vesali, Launggret and Mrauk U periods. The bronze Buddha icons of Rakhine are equistic in design.
 

Around Sittwe

Since Sittwe is a town right on the tip of the Kaladan River flowing into the sea, it is surrounded by many small and large islands. Some of theses places are listed as follows.Phaynoka, Bayonga, Bayonka are the three islands near Sittwe.
 

Sittwe

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info Sittwe is the port city of Rakhine State. It sits on the mouth of the Kaladan River where it empties into the Bay of Bengal. People here have the enjoyment of much spicier foods and brigher clothing.