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Ho Pra Keo

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Address: Rue Setthathirath, Vientiane, Laos
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They are renovating this beautiful and old temple so i had no chance to see the inside of it. Outside you can find few small things like drum, statues, .. but i think its a must... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Evergem, Belgium

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Berlin, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately, you couldn't see much of the building currently as it is completely under reconstruction now

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

It is right beside The Palais Presidentiel and the entrance is across the Wat Sisaket. The admission fee is minimal at 5000 kip. It is a small temple but is worth visiting.. it used to house the Emerald Buddha, which is now in Bangkok. The ordination hall is now a small museum. I loved the wood carvings and the buddha... More 

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Bangkok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This is the "temple" that once was home to the Emerald Buddha statue, which is now in the temple of the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok for 200 years. We found the signage rather amusing, saying the Emerald Buddha had gone overseas.

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Vientiane Province, Laos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Just accross the Sisaket temple is the Ho Pra Keo, nice temple, god place, its also near the presidential palace and the park, just a few walk from the river and to the morning market.

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Evergem, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

They are renovating this beautiful and old temple so i had no chance to see the inside of it. Outside you can find few small things like drum, statues, .. but i think its a must see when you are there and its open again. Looks like it has an interesting history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Side by side with wat sisaket.. but when i come wat is under construction.. i don't until when this construction finish..

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Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The big space compound which still in use which are awaresome till today other than for tourist visiting

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

surround with the faith of native people. Another religious monument still stand to the present. you can stay calm and take photos.

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Houston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

looking at the work still to be done, it will take another six months to a year to complete. They should at least display some photographs of the interior U.S. visitors to look at.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This temple is very old but is currently undergoing renovation. It is also a museum however, most museums are closed from 12-1 in Laos and we decided given the renovation to give it a miss this time but it definitely looks worth visiting once the renovation is completed.

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