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Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham

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Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
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This early 19th-century temple was deemed to beautiful to destroy by the...

This early 19th-century temple was deemed to beautiful to destroy by the Chinese Haw.

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Interesting, just beside The Royal Palace Museum

The wat is quite small but interesting. It is located just besides the Royal Place Museum. You can visit it after touring the big museum.

Reviewed 12 December 2016
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

The wat is quite small but interesting. It is located just besides the Royal Place Museum. You can visit it after touring the big museum.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Another must. Like everything in Laos, it is beautiful. I came home with far too many photos as it was so pretty.

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Tromso, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A small Wat in the city centre. After seeing dozens of Wats, I don't find this one of special interest, but it is ok. 10k kip entrance fee.

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Thank Tore S
Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

As with most of the temples in Laung Pranang, this one is quite small but because of it's easy access I went and took a few photos.

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Hong Kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

It was located in town and donation as entrance fee was encouraged to help in the upkeep of the temple.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

This temple is a must for anyone visiting Luang prabang! We thought this was one of the best temples in the whole town.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Unique by its size, architecture and atmosphere. It has to be absolutely visited when staying in the city of Luang Prabang

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Reviewed 20 June 2016

The temple is in a great location and is a place to get an insight into the Laosian Culture. The lack of information about the temple on sight is over-shadowed by the beautiful design. The roof is particularly beautiful. I would recommend bringing a camera and walking shoes for this temple that only requires about 15 minutes to explore.

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Pay a ticket price of 10,000 kips (USD 1.25) and enjoy this beautiful Wat for its intricate carvings. Right next to the morning market and just before the royal palace, this place is well located and should not be missed.

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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful, the roof, the statues of Bhudda and have a very small place what there are a big statue and a wonderful atmosphere inside

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