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Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong)
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Owner description: Laos' most enchanting temple was built in 1560.
Reviewed March 29, 2014

What a beautiful temple. We could not believe that there were so few people here. Remove your shoes and enter inside, you will be amazed at the detail. Every corner is full of interest. One not to be missed. Wonder around the small complex admiring the stupas, stop & buy the gift area and help the locals out by purchasing some small item.

Thank HudsonS16
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Reviewed March 27, 2014

Don't miss this temple. It was the most beautiful one we saw in Laos. The mosaics are very well done and original. Beauty is all around you.

Thank MaestraM
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Reviewed March 26, 2014

Amaaaaazing temple. It is stunning inside and well worth the money to go and see it. The reclining Buddha in a small temple off to the side is also unusual....very slim and laid back feel to him! Even if you're temples out by Laos and it's temples by the time you get to LP, don't miss this one!

Thank Alex B
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Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

Travelling around Asia you see many temples and wats. This is one of the nicer ones. Interesting and intricate design. It's worth going to see.

Thank Gareth44
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Reviewed March 16, 2014

This is a magnificent temple to visit.... the best time is either early morning or late in the day when most of the crowds are gone so you can really appreciate it!... and stroll at your own piece.
The temple has roofs sweeping low to the ground, which represents classical Laotian architecture.
Behind the main temple, there is a small one that has fantastic mosaic walls depicting life. Beautiful.
If you have a chance, step outside and walk along and around the river bend..... it is beautiful and you will see more of the monks life.
I loved the energy of this place! and Luang Prabang in general. A must in my book

Thank cep
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