Mrauk U
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All Rakhine State Attractions

Escape to Soft Sands and Peace of Ngapali Beach
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Located in Rakhine State near Thandwe, Ngapali Beach is one of the most well-known coastal areas.
Kothaung Paya
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With 1,000 Buddhist statues on its grounds and within its halls, the Kothaung Paya is impressive.
Mrauk U
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Mrauk U is located in northern Rakhine State in the Sittwe District in western Myanmar.To get there, fly to Sittwe from Yangon and then take a boat on the Kaladan river.
Jama Mosque
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The Jama Mosque is the center of Islamic worship in Rakhine State.
Dukkanthein Paya
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Rising like a fortress from the gentle hills around Mrauk U is Dukkanthein Paya.
Discover the Forgotten Ruins of Mrauk U
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Mrauk U has so much to offer history buffs and anyone else who can appreciate the past.
Myingun Island
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Stretching 33 km (20 miles) along the coast of Rakhine State, just south of Sittwe on the Bay of Bengal, Myingun Island is a narrow expanse of land consisting of two areas: Sandawshin and Pyaingdaung.
Ramree Island
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Ramree is a vast, hammerhead-shaped expanse of land near the coast of Rakhine State, central-western Myanmar (Burma).
Cheduba Island: Pathway from Bengal
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Cheduba Island or Manaung Island is a land mass 20 miles long by 17 miles wide lying 20 miles west of mainland Myanmar (Burma) in the Bay of Bengal.
The Rakhine
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The Rakhine people are found on the western edge of Myanmar in a long state that stretches along the Bay of Bengal and borders with Bangladesh. They constitute 5 percent of Myanmar's population.
Sittwe
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Sittwe is the capital of Rakhine State in Western Myanmar (Burma) and sits on the Bay of Bengal, a few hundred miles from Bangladesh.
Kanthaya Beach
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Kanthaya or "Pleasant Beach," which somehow doesn't do it justice, is an area of stunning natural beauty, a place where people come to relax by the sea and get an authentic taste of coastal life.
Rakhine Mahamuni Paya
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The Mahamuni Paya is a popular day expedition for guests staying at Mrauk U. Located about 50 km (31 miles) north of Mrauk U, the Mahamuni Pagoda is a well-celebrated sacred site in the area.
Shittaung Paya – Mrauk U
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Usually the first temple you will visit when exploring Mrauk U, the Shittaung Paya is part of the north group of ruins.
Andaw Paya
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Andaw Paya is an octagonal sandstone monument just 26 meters (86 ft) to the north-east of Shittaung Paya. It has 16 stupas arranged in a crescent shape from north to south on the western side.
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