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Shitthaung Paya

Mrauk-U, Myanmar (Burma)

Buddhist Temple

The Shaitthaung Temple also spelled Shitthaung according to Standard Burmese pronunciation, which is a famous temple in Mrauk U. The name means 'Temple of 80,000 Buddha Images', and is also known as the 'Temple of Victory'.  The temple was built in 1535–1536 by King Min Bin to commemorate his conquest of Bengal.

Location of Shitthaung Paya