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Nice Enough

Nice stroll up the hill and a nice view of the river from the top. That's about it really, a decent... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
443beckc
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West Kirby, United Kingdom
Great view of the town

We came up to this small temple as the first thing that we did when we arrived in town. The climb... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2018
CorvettePete
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Canberra, Australia
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Mar 12, 2019
“Nice Enough”
Dec 31, 2018
“Great view of the town”
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

Nice stroll up the hill and a nice view of the river from the top. That's about it really, a decent evening out.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018

We came up to this small temple as the first thing that we did when we arrived in town. The climb is quite steep but should be OK for anyone of reasonable fitness. The tranquillity at the top was lovely and there are also views...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CorvettePete
Reviewed September 17, 2018

As you climb up Mount Phusi, you come across this temple. It's small and easy to find. It's less decorative than the stupa at the top.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed May 9, 2018

I went to Wat Prah Buddhabat early in the morning. The climb to the top is not too hard but I would suggest doing it during the cooler part of the day. The temple itself is nice and it offers a balcony overlooking Luang Prabang....More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 27, 2017

this temple is located midway up Mt Phousi. It is a small shrine and has the footprint of Bhuddha. there is a balcony and you can see the Mekong River.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 25, 2017

Half way up Mt Phu Si from either the South or East, one will come across small wats, one of which protects the Buddha's footprint. Nothing much to see, except that its a good stop for some great views.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 24, 2016

This wat can be reached while climbing up Mount Phosi. It has a shrine containing Buddha's footprint. Views here are North across the Mekong over the airport so you can view sunrise from here.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed March 12, 2016

One of the more curious aspects of Buddhism is the tradition of Buddha footprints which illustrate the 108 "auspicious signs" by which they can be recognized. Wat Pha Baht Tai is one of the most unique and somewhat garish monasteries in Luang Prabang. It combines...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank 135Mayur
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Entering from the road, you climb some rather steep stairs bordered by Nagas, snake like figures and arrive above the town. The temple is famous for its shrine which legend has it, contains the footprint of Buddha. Young monks, who all speak English, are happy...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank robfuke
Reviewed April 23, 2014

One of the first things you pass if you are walking up Phousi Hill. The Wat's biggest plus point is the balcony, with a view just as good as at the top but without the crowds. Note - you can see sunrise but not sunset...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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