Shitthaung Temple, Mrauk U

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  • This place is the best in Mrauk U. There are inside tunnels and they just keep going. The design work inside is breathtaking and the colors are just wonderful. The carvings will just take your breath ...  more »
  • The Shittaung Paya namely shrine of 80,000 images is part of the Northern Group of temples. It was built by King Minbin in 1535; at the entrance, in a small building on the left, you can see the Shittaung Pillar an obelisk with a list of rakhine in Sanskrit. This temple is not to be missed for both a maze with many niches where the Buddha of all sizes, which are kept for the outer Gallery with four sides of sandstone covered with interesting reliefs on six levels: reliefs, with a little bit of everything, painting, depict scenes from the life of Buddha, scenes of daily life and the King Minbin and his Queens riding some elephants
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  • Our first Temple in Mrauk o. Best, I expected a nice all mss just slightly more of, if you see him outside. Completely different style than Bagan. Impressive.
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