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Guided Vientiane City and Buddha Park Full-Day Tour
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“city pillar” (6 reviews)
“real place” (3 reviews)
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Vientiane, Laos
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"city pillar"
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"real place"
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"making offerings"
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"sacred place"
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"bad luck"
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"local temple"
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"local life"
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"main temple"
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"amazing temple"
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"must visit place"
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"blessings"
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"worship"
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"monk"
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"sacrifice"
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"pillars"
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"prayer"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and Colourful temple, but the local didn't call it Si Muang. I don't know how to pronounce it in their language. The remnants of Hindu temple still receive proper care and respect, implies that Buddhist is tolerant toward other religion.

Thank Imran B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing temple to visit and be blessed by the Monks. Some incredible gongs you are able to chime. The architecture is just amazing and so beautiful. Really recommend a visit. Shoulders and knees must be covered and shoes removed.

Thank AmandalShepherd
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although this wat is not as old as Wat Sisaket there is more to see & a great place for people watching. Spend time in the main sim & admire the decorations on the walls & ceiling & why not be blessed by a monk!!...More

Thank IslandMichele007
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

One of the oldest site which is reputed to have buried the Lady who throw away her life to become the spirit of the city is well surrounded by interesting and quite artistic images of Buddha.

1  Thank Eric L
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I revisited this Wat and found it was much better maintained. In Thailand, the City's Pillar is housed in a small temple outside a Wat. But in Vientiane, the Pillar is in a rather large temple behind the main temple housing Buddha image. Different country,...More

Thank Prasas P
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Vientiane is actually one of South-East Asia's most ancient cities, predating Bangkok and Phnom Penh by centuries. War has inflicted a lot of damage, so little remains of its ancient past, but the grounds of this wat contain some intriguing hints. Behind the vihaan are...More

Thank Raymond W
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

One of the oldest temples in vientiane and also a symbolic place for buddhism here a women horse sacrificed themselves to become the pillar of the city. Good for buddhism chants and luck not recommended for lovers because said to bring bad luck for couples...More

Thank Milan P
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Quiet and peaceful. Beautiful and a place of worship for the locals with only a few tourists walking around the area. Opportunity for reflexion for me.

Thank Rashmiksingh
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Wat Si Muang is one of the most important active temples in VTE. It houses the city pillar stone and is the starting point for the Boun That Luang procession in November.

Thank jobst56
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

A small busy temple located in the city centre, this is a working temple popular with the locals. We stopped here awhile for some quiet contemplation.

Thank nellielim
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