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Old temple

Opposite royal museum and just before ascent to phou si is this small temple, murals are nice but... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2018
Flitz8
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Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
One of the oldest wooden Wat in the city

Just before you climb the Mount Phousi, is where this beautiful small temple located. Very... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Ragu88
,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Opposite royal museum and just before ascent to phou si is this small temple, murals are nice but it is a old temple .It's free but donation is welcome for maintenance

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Just before you climb the Mount Phousi, is where this beautiful small temple located. Very beautiful and please take some time to enjoy the carvings, architecture and the murals here. A fascinating temple with a long history.

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Reviewed 19 May 2017

it is a small temple and located just opposite the Royal Palace Museum. it is at the foot leading up to Mt Phou si. it is free entrance and you find nice painting on the wall. not many tourist visit this place but worth the...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

This small very old temple has some amazing paintings on the walls and free to go inside, although I think a small donation would help to keep this beautiful non tourist temple.There was a local artist there and the pictures were beautiful and very inexpensive....More

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

This wat is just located in front of Royal Palace Museum, worth to visit cause the wat remain as old shape as before, and the painting on the wall inside the wat is excellent!

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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Really loved the paintings in this small temple directly opposite the Royal Palace Museum only a short flight up from the road on the way to Mount Phou Si. One of the few places that is free to enter, we didn't discover this little gem...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Located opposite the Royal Palace Museum, this wat is on the right as you go up the stairs leading up Mount Phou Si. The Wat looks old and uncared for but it is worth a stop to look inside. There are lovely and interesting murals...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Despite being a small territory squeezed between Thailand and Vietnam, Laos is quite diverse both geographically and ethnographically. The place is nowadays very popular with tourists but it still gives you a very authentic experience. Luang Prabang is a little haven in the Laos mountains....More

Thank dsdanti
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Reviewed 2 February 2016

You might wander in, look at the Buddhas and the slightly dusty shrine, and wander straight out again. Don't. The scenes painted in this temple are some of the most lively and interesting in Luang Prabang. There's a mule taking a leak and trying to...More

Thank captainnedludd
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

A small shrine somewhat decrepit ..The top of the wooden facade carved represents Buddha overlapping Airavata, the elephant with three heads of Hindu mythology (which appeared before on the Laotian flag up in 1975),, There appears that it's only here you can see this fresco......More

Thank Patrick D
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