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Reviewed 2 days ago

For the temple lovers and people into the history of the region, this is where you will make your mind on the never-ending story of the jade Buddha which used to be here and then was placed in the Temple of the Grand Palace in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful Buddhist temple surrounded by relaxing area.There are lots of Buddha statues here.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our travel group guide took us here today. A beautiful museum with many artifacts from historic information as well as a stunning temple

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Great place to wander round for a while. I loved the corridor of the meditating buddha's. Very serene and peaceful. Grateful there were very few tourists when we went. I can imagine the echos are quite loud in this place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

The wonderful emerald Buddha belongs to this temple had been stolen by Thai people during the war, therefore the temple lost its major attraction. Besides that, I found people leaving money (coins and bank notes) on Buddha’s hands or body quite improper.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frank F
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

It was disappointing visit. Would not recommend this as a place to visit. Wouldn’t even consider recommend this as a place to lilll time. There weren’t much to see at all. While the temple is grand, the artifices within were minimal. Definitely not worth the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

try and go at a less busy time and it will be more rewarding. A relatively small temple but just stunning

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank sankes
Reviewed April 7, 2018

One of the best museum in Vientiane. If you are lovers of artifacts, craving and architecture you should visit this place. The place has turn to become a museum, previously it was a Temple to house the Emerald Buddha (Phra Kaew).

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 895imranb
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Even though this is a only a great reconstruction of the original temple, you can still feel the history of the place. We saw the stolen emerald Buddha in Thailand, just before arriving here, and feel the pain of the people here who lost their...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed March 6, 2018

The old temple is already destroyed in the war with Thailand and now the temple is built with the help of other countries. However, the famous Jade Buddha is taken by Thailand.

Date of experience: November 2017
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