Shrine found in Rakhine’s ancient city

|travel sector
Feb 2016

Locals recently found an ancient shrine at Mrauk-U archeological site in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State.

An official from the local archaeology department said the huge building found near Rampray Pagoda is identified as a shrine. The location is about six miles away from Mrauk-U.

The shrine, which is about 70 feet long, was found 10 feet beneath the ground and other architectural elements including a stone well were also found in the site.

Local villagers and Mrauk U  archaeology department has been making excavating process for a week and it is expected to continue for one more month.

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