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Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)

That Luang Road, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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A 24-carat, 45-meter high Buddhist shrine.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“golden stupa” (64 reviews)
“main stupa” (9 reviews)
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That Luang Road, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The area is very big. Good for taking photos. It is about 3km from Phatuxai. The entrance fee is kip 10.000. The Phra Tatlaung is under renovation. You can also find the big sleeping Budha​ beside Phra Tatluang. It is also nice.

Thank meteor101
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The most important national landmark and monument in all of Laos. It is a center of pride and pilgrimage for the nation. This is a very large, gold covered, stupa. One can consider a stupa as a storage monument. Often used as a place to...More

Thank Robert Q
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

A little difficult to get to on foot or bike but interesting once there! Lots of locals selling all sorts of things in the parking lot outside. We just biked around tired from the trek and earlier events.

Thank adering
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

It is located about twenty minutes walk from Patuxai. It is a golden temple, it looks more beautiful if there has sunlight. It is not only the appearance of the temple is beautiful but also the internal decoration is beautiful too. It is required to...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Very nice chill area to visit, between the temples and the golden stupa. It' indeed the most important national monument in Laos and the nation symbol. Be aware that the stupa has been under renovation for quite some years, so not much it's visible inside.

Thank fraimpe83
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

If you are a tourist you must come to this place since it's a symbol of laos but it's too hot in the daytime better at around 6-7pm

Thank muiipsl
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

That Luang is definitely a must see. The complex is very big and the surrounding area doubles as a get together for a lot different social occasions. Although under renovation at this moment, if you go around 5 pm the surroundings fill up with Lao...More

Thank Caspar v
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We spent a while here enjoying the peaceful atmosphere and sitting in some of the temples, exploring the gardens and enjoying the beautiful stupa and reclining Buddha!

Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Vientiane's largest and most important Stupa and Buddhist Temple Complex, originally built in the 3rd century although rebuilt on many occasions (indeed it was pretty much destroyed during a Thai invasion in 1828). It is both Laos' most important national monument and also its national...More

Thank MartinBaxter58
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Another famous symbol of Laos after the Patuxai, this temple has become the religious and national landmark of Laos. It is closed to the center of town and quite accessible. The statue of King Setthathirat lies in front of Pha That Luang, the one that...More

Thank byrone29
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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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