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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)

That Luang Road, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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A 24-carat, 45-meter high Buddhist shrine.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
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That Luang Road, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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"national symbol"
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"surrounding temples"
in 9 reviews
"reclining buddha"
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"worth a visit"
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"under renovation"
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"tuk tuk"
in 49 reviews
"sunny day"
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"entrance fee"
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"walk around"
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"take photos"
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"city centre"
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"nice place to visit"
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"gold"
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"complex"
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"laos"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Laos' national precious heritage leaves one awe stricken. It dates back to the 16th century and the main stupa is 148ft tall. The large compound also houses the statue of King Setthathirat and two Buddha temples. The covered cloister has an interesting display of Buddha...More

Thank zenu
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the iconic and venerated symbol of Lao PDR. Admission 10,000 kip (3,000 if you are Lao). The shining gold stupa can be entered in the centre of its South and North walls. It is of a square layout with covered cloisters along the...More

Thank Kirton12
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went visiting this temple early morning and spent some time here. Worth visiting when you are in Vientiane.

Thank Happy T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This monument and it’s surrounding site was beautiful and I felt worth the visit despite that it was incredibly busy with tourists. Cost to enter was 10,000 LAK/person.

Thank Paige B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is about 2 km east of Patuxai. I was approaching from Patuxai monument and the stupa immediately catch my sight just after the corner. It was really astonishing monument from afar, and the stupa look down upon me like sun look upon the earth....More

Thank Imran B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Try to go early to see the locals. The temple itself its not that special, but tge gold will blind your eyes!

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course tourists will visit the most significant religious site in Laos. Its stunning golden stupa shines above as you approach from Patuxai Arch. Without a guide, it's hard to appreciate the significance of the temple and to move purposefully around the massive open space....More

Thank EvaSC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A unique place to learn about the religious customs of the Laotians. Beautiful place. A good place to contemplate the spiritual and, perhaps, get a water blessing from a monk.

Thank Suzanne S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice..clean....picturouse...but the same as every other temples...there are only so many statues and temples you can ser

Thank Alan K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to see here, the temples are lovely, the stupa is indeed huge and a must see, the reclining buddha is wonderful. We came with OAT group and really enjoyed this day, walking around seeing everything. Lots of outdoor stalls selling tourist goods on...More

Thank Tinnesz
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Kaiser2290
18 March 2017|
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Response from Lucy N | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I can't remember but there are lots around the complex
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keiling2013
8 December 2016|
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Response from UV1951 | Reviewed this property |
you can review my pictures and see the Scaffolding around.
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Kim025Singapore
29 October 2016|
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Response from T S | Reviewed this property |
They are trying to complete the renovation by 12-14 November which is the date of the That Luang festival.
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