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Chantha Khoumane Road | Between the Fountain and the Victory Monument, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth looking at if you are in the area, but not at the top of the 'to do' list. An interesting design, but let down by the park it is in which is not maintained.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mcfrowen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to walk back via here whilst in Laos. It's only just off the main road and worth the detour. It was a bit underwhelming, the stupa is nice, but there where a lot of parked cars around it which spoilt it for me. A...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Made from bricks, it has history on it's side. However, weeds and plants are growing well within the structure. Nice restaurants nearby are a better reason for visiting.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I know that That Dam was one of the sites we should see but we got kind of lost looking for another site and we stumbled across the Stupa. It's in the middle of a traffic circle in an area that isn't that busy and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

This monument is nice in the late afternoon as the heat is not as oppressive. Not a great deal to take in here though.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

Eat at the Wine House restaurant in front of the stupa.Go for the Asian menu for backpacker prices and 5star decor and service, unbeatable in Vientiane.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

This could be a lovely little park around an ancient stupa . Unfortunately it is not looked after well and is quite full of rubbish . The stupa itself Needs a bit of TLC .

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Came upon this by accident and got a bit of history from a local. One of the older pieces of architecture left in town. Was once covered in gold until the Siamese trashed the place

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rick K
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

This monument is in the middle of town, and the only sign there talks about the electricity generator! Nothing to say what the building is or was☹️

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HKinsey
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

I love the way plants are growing out of it. It makes it feel like it’s been there forever. It becomes a good landmark when walking around.

Date of experience: January 2019
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