Wat Pa Phai

Wat Pa Phai, Luang Prabang

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Benjamin S
20 contributions
Couples
We visited this temple after travelling up the river to Pak Ou Caves. The temple was very pretty with great detail going into the artwork.
Written August 2, 2016
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Travelbug291
Bribie Island, Australia918 contributions
Solo
Multiple beautiful Temples within the complex. Fascinated by the mirror tiles adorning many of the temples and decorative Lotus statues. Very busy with tourists, pick a quiet time to visit
Written January 8, 2019
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jobst56
Hamburg, Germany1,707 contributions
Couples
Still right in the centre, this peaceful temple is usually neglected by the tourist crowd.
You can easily get talking to the novices.
A very special fat buddha statue.
Written December 19, 2018
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Wandering Wonderings
Hastings, UK3,234 contributions
Family
A great little temple to visit in Luang Prabang. Well maintained and intricate gold leaf, it really is worth a little of your time to visit.
Written September 17, 2018
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Bethaney N
5 contributions
Couples
Temples are always beautiful. There's also a woman who has a stall outside who sells great art work very very cheap. Cheaper then you find them on the night market.
Written May 31, 2018
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Andy22L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia618 contributions
Solo
Overshadowed by the popular temples, Wat Pa Phai is a small beautifully gilded temple located along a side lane. It is extremely pretty viewed from the entrance gate in the late afternoon.
Written April 24, 2018
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TravelerTrecker
Houston702 contributions
Family
This is really a very nice, small temple. It has an intricate glided façade that combines red and gold colour beautifully! The name means Bamboo Forest monastery. Its roof is high reflecting a Thai influence. The ornate pediment around the main door is stunning! It features many peacocks with coloured glass mosaic tiles. There are nagas that mingle with birds in flight. The doors are beautiful. I visited at day time and it was not open. However, the ornamentation was easy to appreciate. I visited at night around 545 pm and it was open for a Buddhist prayer. The interior is stunning. The temple shines and looks beautiful at night!

There is no entrance fee.
Written January 14, 2018
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jeff1955malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4,930 contributions
Solo
it is a small temple but it has beautiful architecture. the walls are all gold design. inside the compound it is peaceful and calm. monks doing their rituals.
Written May 24, 2017
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😊Aii Burstein 🍀🌸
Vienna, Austria2,853 contributions
Couples
Wat Pa Phai located between alleys the Main Street Sisavangvong and Kong River, it's a small temple !!
Written January 19, 2017
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nellielim
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia4,110 contributions
Family
THis wat is also known as The Monastery of the Bamboo Forest. Located on the corner of Savang Vathana Road and Sakarine Road, this small but beautiful temple is decorated with pictures of Buddha. There are frescos on the gilded and wooden facade of everyday scenes of 19th century Lao life. There is a quarters on site for young novice monks who are friendly and eager to converse in English with us. A nice visit to a temple with less visitors.
Written March 24, 2016
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