Wat Xieng Thong, Luang Prabang

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See some of the most prominent Lao monasteries and learn about their religious and cultural significance at Wat Xieng Thong. The compound, built in 1560 in typical Laotian style, consists of twenty structures, including shrines, pavilions, gardens of ornamental plants, and residences. Pay special attention to the gilded doors made of wood, which depict events from the Buddha's life. Also, visit many surrounding facilities, including a library, a drum tower, and a ceremonial barge. Make Wat Xieng Thong a centerpiece of your Luang Prabang vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Luang Prabang trip planner .
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  • Don't hang around to pick up your tickets, they are no longer issued half an hour before the official closing time, but the wealth of exhibits, clothing pieces make it a museum not to be missed. Its location in the centre makes it all the easier to visit. The environment is beautiful.
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  • This was a very early start (515am) but well worth it. It was was interesting and was dealt with respect and Trip a Deal provided us with a set spot outside the temple entrance with our pots of sticky...  more »
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  • One of good temples complex that have good parking lot and wide area for moving around. Many beautiful temples, some are bigger than other. You can go inside and see the statues and reliefs. It's also actively used as a praying area so the tourist better keep a comfortable distance. It's also strategic with many shops in town and can be reached by walk or bicycling. Better bring your own drinking bottle, because it's hot. #letsguide #temples #tourism #localguides
  • The gorgeous temple that you should to come when you come to Luang phabang. Mosaic and painting are unique and beautiful. Admission fee 20,000 kip
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