Koe-thaung Temple

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The Koe-Thaung Temple
Koe-thaung Temple is located in Myanmar
Koe-thaung Temple
Location within Burma
Basic information
Geographic coordinates 20°43′5″N 93°5′50″E / 20.71806°N 93.09722°E / 20.71806; 93.09722Coordinates: 20°43′5″N 93°5′50″E / 20.71806°N 93.09722°E / 20.71806; 93.09722
Affiliation Theravada
Country Myanmar
Architectural description
Founder Dikkha of Mrauk-U
Completed c. 1554–1556
Closeup of the temple

Koe-Thaung (Burmese: ကိုးသောင်းဘုရား [kóðáʊɴ pʰəjá]) is the largest temple in Mrauk U, Myanmar. The name means "Temple of 90,000 Buddha Images". The temple was built between 1554 and 1556 by King Dikkha.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gutman 2001: 106–107


  • Gutman, Pamela (2001). Burma's Lost Kingdoms: Splendours of Arakan. Bangkok: Orchid Press. ISBN 974-8304-98-1.