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At first I thought there wouldn't be much to see here, but once inside I was delighted I'd come. There are some really old wooden and stone Buddha image statues inside this museum, unlike anything I saw anywhere else, and certainly very different to the...More
a place that used to be a temple now converted into museum, but still more or less behaving like a temple...It is not large, but one of the few beautifully colored temple as it was restored recently. There is a relatively cute garden area and...More
If you wish to see the real art of Laos, go see Wat Ho Phra Keo of Vientiane! Don't forget to spare at least half a day for this. Every part of this temple reflects beautiful art and design of this country.
The huge garden...More
Located on the other side of the street, opposite to Wat Sisaket. The temple is linked very much to Lao history, being the original home of Emerald Buddha which was kidnapped by Thai troops in 19th century.
This place is a great place to visit, and will allow you to see some of the relics associated with the Emerald Buddha. 10,000kip for foreigners is payable in cash to enter. Once again, make sure you have long shorts or a skirt but for...More
Once a temple, now a museum (although still serving a temple-like function for visiting believers), this place is of great national importance. It's also exceptionally photogenic, although bear in mind that as per all temples you're only allowed to take snaps outside, not inside or...More
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