15century ancient city of Rakhine kingdom,the city became a free port trade with the middle east Asia, Holland, Portugal and Spain.The Myauk U period 1430 to 1784 was the last in Rakhine history.
The Mrauk U dynasty lasted for about 352 years.
Mrauk U was also known as "Myohaung" meaning the ancient city. In this ancient city, today, there are about 70 known and named ruined pagodas, whereas there are many more remaining unknown.
The pagoda name's eighty thousand,though it actually enshines 84,000 images.
Was built between 1531 to 1553.
Figures of the donor king Min Ba Gyi ,also called Minbin and his queens are carved on a high comer while ministers surround them in kneeling posture.
It was built by king Digra who is King minbagyi's son and he named koethaung means 9000.it is said that he dared to out do his father, he was assassinated before the pagoda was completed. In1980,It was excavated, archeologyists found new roof tiles still stacked in piles as his masons had left them.
DOKKHAN THEIN pagoda
built in the late 16th century stone temple has spiralling corridor running in two tiers,leading to inner chamber.
ANDAW THEIN pagoda
Built in 1512,has an octagonal main spire surrounded by eight smaller ones set on a high platform.