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Koe Thaung Temple, Mrauk U

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Koe-Thaung 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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  • A massive temple with a spiralling vaulted passageway past myriads of small Buddah images, punctuated every couple of meters by larger sculptures. The largest temple in town.  more »
  • Not only the oudside is impressive but also the inside corridor is beautifull. Old monks sitting outside for a gift.  more »
  • Pagoda here are less grand and by the time you get here, you would have seen thousands. Rakine is off the tourist track and you do not come here for the pagodas. Buddhist chanting @ 1am over loud spea...  more »