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“Beautiful temple”

Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong)
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Owner description: Laos' most enchanting temple was built in 1560.
malaysia
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“Beautiful temple”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

With its intricately carved walls and soaring, tiered roof, it is no wonder this temple is said to be the most beautiful in Laos. Its interiors walls are also painted in gold. Look out for the chapels outside which are adorned with glass mosaic.

Visited May 2014
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Hong Kong, China
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“the biggest temple in Luang Prabang”
Reviewed May 10, 2014

Make sure you cover your shoulder and legs if you are female. Or else, you will need to pay for the sarong at the entrance.

Visited April 2014
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“Beautiful temple”
Reviewed May 5, 2014

Beautiful temple - try and time your visit to avoid the coach tours which can spoil the tranquil setting as they all jostle to take their photos. Spend some time just sitting in the temple and enjoy the atmosphere.

Visited April 2014
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Phuket, Thailand
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“Visiting the temple is a must if you are in Laung Pranbang”
Reviewed May 3, 2014

The temple is one of the best and the exquisite buildings and the mosaic and other art work in the various temple building are stunning. Recommend a visit but please maintain respect as it is a place of worship with monks living in it not a place for fun for semi nude tourists. I saw several tourists who were dressed appropriately in skirts and shawls but a few younger ones in tiny shorts and bikini tops peeking out of wee tops should have known better. They are not allowed and they can rent clothes.

Visited April 2014
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“Very nice and wonderful work.”
Reviewed April 25, 2014

I love this place. It was peacefully temple and no body dictube us while we were there to purchase things. Not far from Masion Souvannaprom Hotel and not far from Hor Kham. I will come back for more photos.

Visited April 2014
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