Tourists visit ancient Mrauk-U sites during public holidays

Mrauk-U in Rakhine State is one of the destinations for local and foreign tourists. Photo: Mrauk-U District IPRD
Mrauk-U in Rakhine State is one of the destinations for local and foreign tourists. Photo: Mrauk-U District IPRD

Numerous pilgrims travelled to the ancient city of Mrauk-U during the public holidays to visit pagodas and view the ancient craftsmanship, monoliths and other cultural heritage.
Pilgrims visited historical temples such as the Five Man Aung Pagodas, Ratana Man Aung Pagoda, Sakya Man Aung Pagoda, Zina Man Aung Pagoda, Mingala Man Aung Pagoda and Lawka Man Aung Pagoda. They also visited Laksekan Lake, Anumakan Lake, the Shitthaung Pagoda and its 550 Jakata reliefs, the Htukkam Thein temple with its some 140 Buddha statues lined along its corridors and the Archaeological Museum.—District IPRD

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