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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this wat back in December. This Wat is located in the same area as the Golden City Temple. Both temples share the same communal space. There are three entrances to these temples sharing the same communal area. Depending on the number of tourists...More

Thank iamavoyageur
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We visited this wat after going to Heuan Chan Heritage House which is nearby. It's a small wat and we didn't stay there for long. As with all wats in the area, it's ornately decorated.

Thank bucketlisttravellers
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The veneration of Buddha is expressed through stunning decoration and artwork in the group of buildings (including shrines and pavilions) comprising the Wat Xieng Mouane monastery. There is a modest entry fee to support the upkeep of these precious buildings.

Thank empe3
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Another lovely Luang Prabang temple. Easy to find in the centre of town. INside has beautiful artwork on display.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This impressive golden building houses a funeral boat within. This funeral boat was apparently made and used for the king. There are also many Buddha statues at the back and one can leave a written message in the hands of one of the statues.

Thank Saskia H
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This temple is located in the center of the town and is indeed most peaceful. It is definitely worth dropping in to check out the paintings and stenciling. The golden exterior carvings are definitely worth admiring as well.

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed June 30, 2018

This temple has more ornate old carved wood artifacts than most. One of many enjoyable stops while walking the streets of Luang Prabang, which was such a welcome change after leaving the chaos of Bangkok.

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Unfortunately, many reviewers are confusing this temple with Wat Xieng Thong, which is located at the tip of the peninsula. Wat Xieng Mouane is much smaller and located more toward the center of the Old Quarter. There is no entrance fee for this temple. That...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Worth seeing if you’re choosing a couple of temples to see in Laos. There is an entry fee of 20,000kip. The golden carving on the outside are quite impressive and in the afternoon sun the sun strikes it nicely.

Thank 1AlwaysOneTheRoad1
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Sat beside the banks of the Mekong River, this old Buddhist Temple and monastery was recently renovated but still maintains its old charm. Worth a visit

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