Sittwe City

About City

Sittwe  is the capital of Rakhine State (Burma).  is located on an estuarial island created at the confluence of the Kaladan and Lay Mro rivers emptying into the Bay of Bengal The city has 181,000 inhabitants (2006). It is the administrative seat of Sittwe Township and Sittwe District.
Originally a small fishing village, Sittwe became an important seat of maritime commerce, especially as a port for the export of rice after the British occupation of Arakhan, now known as Rakhine State.


  1. Tha Lone Daw Dat Pagoda
  2. Ahkyaib-Daw Pagoda
  3. Lawkananda Pagoda
  4. U Ray Kyaw Thu Pagoda 


Central Market
Sittwe View-Point 
Sittwe Beach
Buddhist Museum
Kandawgyi Lake
Lay Shan Taung Lighthouse 
Shwe Zedi Kyaung 
Rakhine State Cultural Museum
U Ottama Park
Rakhine State Cultural Museum
View Point Beach 
Fish Market


  1. Hotel Memory
  2. Shwe Thazin Hotel
  3. Novel Hotel
  4. Motel Shwe Myint Mho
  5. Kiss Guest House
  6. View Point Guest House
  7. Sittwe Hotel
  8. Strand Hotel
  9. Prince Guest House
  10. Mya Guest House