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“Do check it out” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ho Pra Keo

Ho Pra Keo
Rue Setthathirath, Vientiane, Laos
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Ranked #4 of 28 Attractions in Vientiane
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Los Angeles, California
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“Do check it out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Lovely statues and grounds. So much to see. A must do in Vientienne. Inside there are many places to donate cash.

Visited November 2013
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Mackay, Australia
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is the one temple that is a must see in Vietiane. It used to be where the Emerald Buddha (now in Bangkok) was originally held before the Siamese took it back to Thailand which was it's home before Laos. The temple itself is in great conduction after it's rebuild and has a very old feeling about it. This is a must see in Vientiane.

Visited December 2013
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“Many old buddhist things”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The temple and the area around are full of old buddhist antiquities. If you like to see it, its worth to visit.

Visited October 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Noble Temple”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

Not as grand as the Wat Sisaket which is adjacent to this temple, but it is a remarkable structure. It is not as well restored as some of the other temples, but is does a testament to the resiliency of the Lao people. In spite of the invasions and noticeable burn marks on the structure, it still stands. It is across the street from Wat Sisaket and will cost you 5000 kip (0.60 USD). Like most museums, it is closed from 12:00-13:00.

Visited December 2013
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“Lost temple”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

It's a beautiful temple sleeping in calm. If you are looking for a lost temple that looked like those in Indiana Jones, this is the one.

Visited December 2012
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