Ratanabon Pagoda

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Ratanabon Temple
AffiliationTheravada Buddhism
LocationMrauk U, Rakhine State
Ratanabon Pagoda is located in Myanmar
Ratanabon Pagoda
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Geographic coordinates20°35′56″N 93°11′37″E / 20.598833°N 93.193698°E / 20.598833; 93.193698Coordinates: 20°35′56″N 93°11′37″E / 20.598833°N 93.193698°E / 20.598833; 93.193698
FounderMin Khamaung
Completed1612; 411 years ago (1612)

Ratanabon Temple (Burmese: ရတနာပုံဘုရား [jɛ̀dənàbòʊɰ̃ pʰəjá], lit.'pile of jewels') is a solid Buddhist stupa in Mrauk U, Rakhine State, Western Myanmar. The pagoda is located at the northwest corner of the Shite-thaung Temple.

According to local legends, it is said to have jewels and images enshrined in the central stupa, but none have ever been found.

It was built in 1612 by King Min Khamaung and his wife.

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  • Pamela Gutman (2001) Burma's Lost Kingdoms: splendours of Arakan. Bangkok: Orchid Press