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Laos' most enchanting temple was built in 1560.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Old temple. Very beautiful architecture and every wall is covered with intricate artwork, much of it small ceramic or stone designs. A very peaceful and meditative place, with a feeling of long history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz7
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the most pleasant choices that are included with drive to Luang Prabang is a long and slow walk along Mekong and Nam Khan rivers. Wat Xieng Thong is situated near the confluence of the waterways. It is built on elevated platform thus one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Clarence B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking around this temple and others in the area was very enlightening to the understanding of the Buddhist relgion.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bsweger
Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is stunning. The architecture and design is truely remarkable. There is a small Reclining Buddah on display too. See this temple for sure.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DayTrader888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Third visit to Luang Prabang and really I come to sit in this temple and soak up Buddhist culture. Its beauty and meditative calm capture me completely so I stop and remember to just be in the here and now and feel well. Such a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The temple is right in the city center and very easy to find. You can take some nice pictures in front of it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ricardosalomao87
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the largest temple complexes in Luang Prabang, and is filled with tourists. They do charge a 20,000kip entrance fee, and if you don’t have appropriate attire, you will need to hire coverups to get in, which are an extra charge, so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarsdow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is really one of those temples you need to see when visiting LP. The place is absolutely lovely and is very well maintained.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Scott_Thor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful temple area with a number of smaller buildings. All are ornately decorated with small tiles making mosaics. There is also a number of places where a very vivid green is used as the decoration. All in all a must see location...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a town full of temples this a beautiful one to stop in and have a look around. The grounds are nicely kept and the buildings have been restored to showcase their original beauty.

Date of experience: November 2018
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SUSAN s
September 4, 2017|
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Response from offroadvietnammotor | Reviewed this property |
This temple is not crowded because there are many more temples here. Sitting is easy, outside of the buildings are possible. Another good place is near the Mekong river across the entrance. Hope this helps.
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SUSAN s
September 3, 2017|
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Response from Phouma P | Reviewed this property |
Dear SUSAN, in Luangprabang, have many temple, it is depend on your objection, your time, but I consult you to go Longkhoun temple other side of Mekong, so quiet, great for meditation.
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