Sakkyamanaung Pagoda

Sakkyamanaung Pagoda lies about 1 km north east of the old palace and was built by King Thirithudhamma Raza in 1629. Located on the east side of Mrauk U, it is known to be one of the five most revered “Mann” paya of Mrauk U. King Sri Suddhamma Raja had it built in 1629. It lies south of the Yadanabon Pagoda and was named after the Sakkyar dynasty. The pagoda has been designed to resemble a lotus flower and rises to a height of about 114 ft. There are 12 small pagodas surrounding the main pagoda.

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