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The best place to study history of Rakhin Buddhism in Myanmar

You can see the different ancient antiques related to Buddhist in Rakhin state of Myanmar. If you... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Lokendra R
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Sittwe, Myanmar
A bit interesting

We came here because the cultural museum was closed. A very run down building with the artifacts on... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
IndySig
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Indy
via mobile
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10 Jan 2018
“A bit interesting”
22 Nov 2016
“Interesting but somewhat odd”
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We came here because the cultural museum was closed. A very run down building with the artifacts on the second floor. The building smells very moldy and the display cases were extremely dirty. The historical aspect of the pieces was just amazing and you would...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank IndySig
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Housed in an old colonial-style building this dusty museum holds an odd assortment of old Buddha images, pottery, old and new currency, foreign and local, and other things. It's a 20 minute visit at most but if you're passing by, why not?

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank nomadale
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The monk who runs this place is a raging nationalist. He should be given credit for his compassion to Arakanese Buddhist orphans, but compassion stops at that ethnic line.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank John H
Reviewed 5 August 2016

You can see the different ancient antiques related to Buddhist in Rakhin state of Myanmar. If you are interested to study anthropological aspects of Rakhin state, this place can be the best place to see all at once.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Lokendra R
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This is your typical Sittwe experience. Nothing big or fancy, but a really authentic and nice small museum

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Gerben H
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Little explanation in English. Dusty and quite dark, but some interesting pieces and local costumes.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Norma S
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