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Wat Sokpaluang - CLOSED

Sokpaluang Road, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Re-open nearby but a bit scarry

We were looking for the original place which has indeed closed. The area has developed hugely in... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2017
Roger J
via mobile
Sauna is closed!!

After reading some greay reviews online & in lonely planet, we paid a tuk tuk driver 50,000kip to... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2015
Sonia D
via mobile
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Dec 16, 2017
“Re-open nearby but a bit scarry”
Jul 25, 2015
“Sauna is closed!!”
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Sokpaluang Road, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for the original place which has indeed closed. The area has developed hugely in the recent years. About 50 meter before the temple gate there is a small soi on the left leading to where the sauna is now located. At the...More

Thank Roger J
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Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

After reading some greay reviews online & in lonely planet, we paid a tuk tuk driver 50,000kip to bring us there, only to find out that the sauna is closed. Very disappointed.

Thank Sonia D
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Reviewed May 9, 2015

We headed down for the group meditation at 4 on a Saturday afternoon and I'm so glad that we did!! I recommend arriving a little early as it gives you opportunities to ask questions of the monks and meet the rest of the group. Its...More

1  Thank willie92
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

Not sure I really want to share this, as it is so quiet and serene that I would hate crowds to descend. However, if you would like an authentic experience of meditation, guided by a Buddhist monk, this is for you. The temple sits in...More

2  Thank Alistair B
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Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

We went today. Had a wonderful experience there in 2007. Noticing it in the 2014 lonely planet we went again. Upon our surprise got informed that it was closed down. Very disappointed :((

Thank somethingaboutamy
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Reviewed July 19, 2012

This place certainly is rustic. Maybe a bit too much so. When you arrive, you're given sarongs to change into, and I'm not quite sure how clean they are. The same can be said for everything else. Asides from the apparent lack of cleanliness, I...More

Thank brendan_roche
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Reviewed April 16, 2006

The herbal sauna is certainly a decent and relaxing experience coupled with the atmosphere, if not a bit too cramped. However, set in the middle of the forest, the massage place is a heaven for mosquitoes and the proprietors do not seem to care too...More

5  Thank gypsyinabigtown
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