02/13/2014

Sittwe is the capital of Rakhine State, which as a long coasting bodering on the Bay of Bangal. It is a town originally built by the British in 1826. There is a view point to be enjoyed along the coast. Sittwe is filled with Culture and traditional heritage and colourful Rakhine races. The town’s popular…

Sittwe is the capital of Rakhine State, which as a long coasting bodering on the Bay of Bangal. It is a town originally built by the British in 1826. There is a view point to be enjoyed along the coast. Sittwe is filled with Culture and traditional heritage and colourful Rakhine races. The town’s popular sites are Payagyi Pagoda, the Buddhism Museum, and Payamya Monastery. It is also the gate way to Mrauk U, an ancient city of the Rakhine Kings.