We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (1,202)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“oldest temple”(38 reviews)
“wall paintings”(14 reviews)
“buddha images”(32 reviews)
This temple contains 6,840 Buddha images of gold, silver and bronze.
Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane, Vientiane 0100, Laos
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Wat Si Saket
from $45.00
More Info
from $63.80
More Info
from $65.00
More Info
Reviews (1,144)
Filter reviews
701 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews oldest temple wall paintings buddha images central temple small buddha nice temple worth a visit presidential palace entrance fee main building take pictures emerald buddha nice place to visit wat thousands cloisters sim
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 701 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ancient temple in Vientiane with fine/ artistic architecture, where you can feel tranquility ambience, holiness and peace of mind. Recommended when you visit Vientiane.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank simplyme0831
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Part of the must see in Vientiane. 10k kip entry. Can spend half an hour here. Temple not as glitzy as others in SE Asia but I respect that as it is ancient (oldest) and just functional. Interesting contrast of architecture with other temples. Toilets...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stevebY1055OZ
Reviewed 5 days ago

Tourists to Vientiane should include this spot to admire and appreciate the rich buddhist culture of Laos

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fjp4564
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a popular Buddhist temple here with tourists and locals. A good temple to visit lots of Buddha statues here.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 3SEse7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

(Wat Si Sakat). I went to this place where it changed from temple to museum. inside had many old Buddha status around. when went to inside I feel like I'm in the ancient time. at the time of Buddhism flourished.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank earn2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably our favourite Wat in Vientiain where there sometimes seems too many to choose from. Our favourite - because of the calm and secondly the quality of the architecture, the wooden window shutter carvings and the paintings inside showing events from the Buddha's life -...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Wingfield73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this site while in Vientiane and took many pictures of the Buddhas. It is beautiful and luckily for us it was not too crowded the day we visited. Must see...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sherryh750
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place to visit. Many Buddha statues around the square. The main building at the middle seems to be a museum. Not allowed to take pic inside the main building.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wail836
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Full of history, nice with peace soul. Take at least 30 min to appreciate this temple, one of numerous certainly but one of the nicest

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HDLBruxelles
Reviewed November 10, 2018

It's smallish, but interestngl and the first time I had seen such ornate family stupas with ashes of the deceased inside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TriciaK2
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 102 nearby hotels
Heuang Chaleun Hotel
6 reviews
.21 miles away
Ibis Vientiane Nam Phu Hotel
423 reviews
.21 miles away
New Lao Paris Hotel
109 reviews
.23 miles away
Mali Namphu Hotel
404 reviews
.23 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 491 nearby restaurants
Cafe Benoni
254 reviews
.28 miles away
Delight House of Fruit Shakes
62 reviews
.18 miles away
Joma Bakery Cafe
957 reviews
.29 miles away
Kualao Restaurant
352 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 134 nearby attractions
Ho Pra Keo
333 reviews
.08 miles away
Wat Ho Phakeo
120 reviews
.08 miles away
Chao Fa Ngum Statue
76 reviews
.26 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Wat Si Saket staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines