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Wat Si Saket

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Address: Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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This temple contains 6,840 Buddha images of gold, silver and bronze.

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Nice Wat

its very difficult to describe the different Wat that you can see in Laos. What I can say is that just visit and observe the different icons, and the excellent artistry of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
du1fcp
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Quezon City, Philippines
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Wellington, New Zealand
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199 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the oldest Wat in the city and it is also where they have relocated many Buddhas from other Wats to protect them. There are a lot of Buddhas there, some of which have the tops removed and this was due to invading Thai armies and the soldiers removed the top of the Buddhas so as to get to... More 

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Warszawa
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice temple in the midle of city. Very old. 1000 Buddsa statues inside. Small temole but definitely worth to go

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Quezon City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

its very difficult to describe the different Wat that you can see in Laos. What I can say is that just visit and observe the different icons, and the excellent artistry of the people who build all this what.

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Athens, Greece
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a while, all temples look the same. But it is in the city centre, and because there is absolutely nothing to see in Vientiane, you might us well have a look.

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United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

small museum, and many Buddha images in alcoves in temple wall. Certainly worth seeing on a bicycle based trip travelling the main sites.

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A beautiful temple with historical, artistic and spiritual significance as the only surviving wat from before the sacking of Vientiane.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place......not very big but enough to occupy you for an hour. It has some classical Buddhist architecture which is well maintained. Not a lot of information on display but visually it is pleasing.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Wat is now called "Sisaket Museum". The most impressive element are the hundreds of Buddha images, around 3-4" high in niches , 5-6 rows in height on each wall. The main building has the original hand painted murals and again an image but there is no description of the murals. The murals are well painted, tho fading now. This... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy when we visited but it was Pi Mai Lao (New Year) but an advantage was free access to the inside area. It is a lovely temple and with all the Buddha's in the courtyard surrounding the temple this is a lovely place to visit. Walk around the area in the entrance grounds for this is also beautiful.

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Lancashire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are not many sights in the city centre and this is one that should not be missed. Not the biggest or most beautiful in Indochina but important in a Vientiane context.

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