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“beautiful” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ho Pra Keo

Ho Pra Keo
Rue Setthathirath, Vientiane, Laos
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Ranked #6 of 54 things to do in Vientiane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Manama, Bahrain
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“beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I saw the place one evening and although it was drizzling that time, it still looks amazing. I'll go back there on my next visit to Laos.

Visited August 2013
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“Royal Temple of "stolen buddha"”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Maybe because we had seen too many temples to be impressed by this one. It is very popular with tour groups so can get very busy.
As far as the temple is concerned there is nothing here that you can't see at any other temple but in Vientiane there is not much else to offer.
We would recommend coming here coming to see the "jar" that has been brought back from Phonsavan. It's a pity that they brought back one of the best and complete ones because it gives a wrong impression of what they are like at the actual location "of the Plain of Jars".

Visited August 2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

One word - Beautiful. Ancient alphabet pillars and Buddhas are inside, all of which are very nice! Love this place.

Visited July 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Needs money, where does admission $ go?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Loved it but it is in need of fixing up and restoration! Lovely Temple/Museum well worth a visit! Many Buddha statues from around Laos, sanctuary is lovely too.

Visited July 2013
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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“Love it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I fell in love with the wat since the first time
I set my foot on its yard. Wat Phra Keow is not as dazling as the That Luang stupa with its golden color. Instead, it looks very humble with its earth color: the terracota bricks, the old wood, the stone and the intricate brown carvings. Overall the wat and its garden does give me a peaceful impression.

Visited July 2013
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