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Off the beaten track

This place is located a little off the beaten track but is very peaceful and lively. Being away... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Pune, India
quiet and lonely

it is situated next to the grand Wat Xieng Mouane. this is a small temple and most of the time it... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2017
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Sotika Kuman Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another lovely wat in Luang Prabang. Serene gardens and hardly any tourists about. Statues around the gardens made us smile.

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Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

I stumbled upon this small temple by chance while cycling through the streets of Luang Prabang. Since Wat Choumkhong is not one of the main attractions, there weren’t any other tourists around. Therefore, the temple and its surrounding garden exuded a calm and peaceful atmosphere....More

Thank Philipp H
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Not one of the major temples on the tourist track, so is usually quiet and peaceful. Located adjacent to Wat Xieng Mouane. Most noteworthy are the two Chinese stone guardians at the entrance and the lovely gardens. Visitors can enter/exit at the rear, which particularly...More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed January 14, 2018

Beautiful temple located at the peninsula. It is part of the UNESCO heritage sites. it is connected with Wat Xieng Mouan. The garden are really nice. They are very peaceful. There are many Buddha sculptures in different positions. The main entrance is stunning. It has...More

Thank TravelerTrecker
Reviewed November 3, 2017

This place is located a little off the beaten track but is very peaceful and lively. Being away from the crowd means that it is serene

Thank ameyajoshi
Reviewed May 27, 2017

it is situated next to the grand Wat Xieng Mouane. this is a small temple and most of the time it is missed by tourist. it is nice peaceful and a beautiful structure.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed January 28, 2017

This is probably of of the nicest temple in Luang prabang. Of course not as majestic as Wat Xieng Thong but quite traditionnal.

Thank Thibault J
Reviewed March 23, 2016

Wat Choum Khong also known as the Monastery of the Core of the Gong, is located next to Wat Xieng Mouane. The sims of the two monasteries share a similar pattern of pillars and facades. There are two Chinese entrance guardians (door gods) at the...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed February 1, 2016

On a quiet street, this Wat has a lovely garden area (with seating) behind the temple and a small "hidden" garden walkway with statues beside the temple (not seen from the street). Finally away from the tourist crowd, we could experience the beautiful spiritual nature...More

Thank WonderfulWorld59
Reviewed October 21, 2015

This is another one of those temples in Luang Prabang that is often overlooked. I was the only person there and found the place serene and contemplative with it's landscaped gardens and statues.

Thank macedonboy
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