Ratana San Rwe Paya & Ratana Hman Kin Paya

Rakhine State

Directly south of Mahabodhi Shwegu are these two adjacent hilltop stupas.

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1. Mahabodhi Shwegu

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The highlight of this squat, little-visited temple is its passageway with bas-relief illustrations of the tribumi (Buddhist visions of heaven, earth and…

2. Laungbanpyauk Paya

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This octagonal, slightly leaning zedi (stupa) was built by King Minkhaungraza in 1525. An unusual feature is its outer wall, adorned with Islamic-inspired…

3. Ratanabon Paya

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This massive stupa (sometimes called Yadanapon) is ringed by 24 smaller stupas. It was apparently built by Queen Shin Htway in 1612. During WWII a bomb…

4. Andaw Thein

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5. Shittaung Paya

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Shittaung means ‘Shrine of the 80,000 Images’, a reference to the number of holy images inside. King Minbin, the most powerful of Rakhine’s kings, built…

6. Ratanamanaung

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There are good views westward from this temple looking over Shwegudaung hill.

8. Pitaka Taik


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