15th century ancient city of Rakhine Kingdom is known for its old temples with wall paintings of Indian Cultural influence. It is located north-east of Sittway. Special speed boat takes 2½ hours from Sittway. Mahamuni Shrine is situated 30km from Mrauk U. Shittaung Pagoda, Built by Rakhine King Min Ba Gyi (AD-879) Dukkanthein Pagoda, Waithali Ancient City, Mrauk U Palace.
Sittwe is the capital of the Rakhine State. It is
situated in southwestern Myanmar on the coastline along the Bay of Bengal.
Regular flights from Yangon to Sittway take about 1 ½ hours. 3 days by ferry
along the Bay of Bengal, about 2 days drive from Yangon by car. Tourist
sites are a view point of the Sittway, Rakhine Cultural Museum located at
Mawleik ward, Its display information on Rakhine traditional costumes,
ancient Rakhine cities, Rakhine literature and Rakhine arts.
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