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Plain of Jars

Road Number 7 | 50 km loop from Phonsavan, Phonsavan 0900, Laos
+856-020-22967213
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Must see in Laos

We took a 9 hours bus trip from Luang Prabang, we finally to got here. It was definitely wonderful... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Thang P
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Best Place in Laos

I loved the plain of jars. Maybe because of the nature, maybe because of the mystery surrounding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Johnny D
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Road Number 7 | 50 km loop from Phonsavan, Phonsavan 0900, Laos
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+856-020-22967213
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"vietnam war"
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"main sites"
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"worth the trip"
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"hour drive"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took a 9 hours bus trip from Luang Prabang, we finally to got here. It was definitely wonderful. Here, you are able to learn not only the mysterious stories of 2000 years ago but also the flow of Vietnam War, which occurred in Laos...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the plain of jars. Maybe because of the nature, maybe because of the mystery surrounding it. But it was awesome, my favorite part of Laos (worth the swerving ride over bumpy roads). Beware at restaurants, though, the portions are huge!!! Especially the rice...More

1  Thank Johnny D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A worthy visit, must stop and read the information at the visitors centre and easy to go with a tour group for 120,000 kip although much better to hire a motorbike at 100,000 and meander gradually to each site along the road so you can...More

1  Thank phoenix_rei
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It boggles the mind to stand next to the big stone jars. Who were these people? What become of them? The modern people living in Lao moved in after the golden age of these huge jars. You can almost hear the wisper of the ancient...More

1  Thank nguyenducky
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Reviewed April 16, 2018

According to my guide all three jars sites will soon receive world heritage listing as megalithic type sites. With the size of some of the jars weighing in at over six tons the sites certainly merit the megalithic designation. From the small amount info I’ve...More

1  Thank megaworldasia360
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

This was my third visit to Laos, and I had always regretted not getting here. So, this time we made it happen. If you have more than a week in Laos then perhaps head here. But, if your days are numbered then don’t waste your...More

Thank 2006TravelBug
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Plain of Jars Site 1 is part of a nominated World Heritage Site and makes for a good half day out and can be combined with Jar Sites 2 and 3 or trip to Muang Khoun. Make sure you stop in at the visitor information...More

1  Thank sorsisoulin
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Plan of jars in xiengkhoung is one of the oldest stone of the world. But it is the onlystone that was build like a jar. Some body said it was build by the big human ( the human that bigger than the human of now)....More

1  Thank Tou Y
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Did the Kong Keo tour and thought it was great. Good vehicle, nice lunch at a restaurant, all entry fees included and Kong is a bit of a character. Well worth it for us. We did another tour the following day (Hmong village, hot springs...More

3  Thank Rocky19533105
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

Many oldest jars ever seen and it's the largest . the weather is very nice. have to buy ticket before visiting , Prices: 10.000 kip.

1  Thank Em Lar A
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Oldmantoo
March 4, 2018|
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Response from katietkh | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go from Thakek to Phonsavan, but a tourist bus will most likely go the long way through Vientiane. I'd speak with a local tour company to see where you'd have to switch local buses to go the other eastern route... More
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