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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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Many old buddha statues

To enter the temple you have to pay 5000 kip. In the temple are many buddha statues. In the middle is the actual temple where it isn't allowed to take pictures. Around the inside... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 9, 2015
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Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2015 via mobile

To enter the temple you have to pay 5000 kip. In the temple are many buddha statues. In the middle is the actual temple where it isn't allowed to take pictures. Around the inside temple you can take as many pictures as you want. I liked the tiny buddhas in wholws in the wall. There are tousend if them which... More 

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Samut Prakan Province, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015

I don't know as I am Thai and there are loads of very beautiful temples in Thailand, so I found out this temple isn't a wow for me but of course there's full with history. It's a place for Laotian and buddhist person like me.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Hardly worth the 5, 000kip to enter. Graveyard for Buddha statues. Can see remnants of gold paint on some. Missing eyes and other body parts. All look the same. Inside the artwork is nice, but very worn. Worth a visit for only time wasting.

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Bandung, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2015

This place is a short walk from central vientiane. Isnt far from Nam Phu fountain and before President palace. Opposite this place is another wat,Wat Phra Keo. There are a lot of small Buddha statues inside it, Its ok just for a quick stop.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015

Wat Sisaket is one of the oldest temple in Laos, it is filled with historical and there are many statues of buddha. The temple itself is very small, roughly less than half an hour you will be able to finish the temple. For female visitor please take note that not to wear short or short skirt as this is a... More 

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Antipolo City, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2015

Its proximity to the city center and to the other places of interest (Presidentiel Palais, Wat Ho Phra Keow and Patuxai) makes it a very accessible and easy to visit , even in a DIY walking tour. The entrance fee is very minimal (5,000 kip). At the entrance is a garden, a buddha statue and the drum tower. Inside is... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

if you have 30 min then pop in and have a look at the wat si saket. it is not comparable with thai temples however a nice one. also look at the presidential palace just cross the street

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Vientiane, Laos
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015

this is one of the oldest temple in VTE and nerver destroy by war this building was built from 1818 by King ANIVONG the last king of million elephant in Laos in side this temple there are over 10136 buddha statues

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2015

It may not be the most beautiful site Vientiane, but it was my favorite for the sheer number of Buddha images and the fascinating architecture used to house them. It was inspiring to see the artistic effort and religious dedication that built this amazing Wat.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2015

We walked to this site easily. It is full of Buddhas and is very calm. The main building has an incredible ceiling of carved lotus flowers, worth a look. It looks like they are starting to repair some of the parts. They don't allow pictures inside to prevent even more damage. But the experience is worth not having pictures.

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