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Peaceful with friendly monks

There isn't a lot to do in Huay Xai so walking up the steps to the temple is a must. The view is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robyn F
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Great view point

Beware of their dogs. It is hard to go all those stairs up but it worths it, at the sunset it was... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Max N
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1 week ago
“Peaceful with friendly monks”
19 Oct 2017
“Great View From Top”
Huay Xai, Huay Xai, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There isn't a lot to do in Huay Xai so walking up the steps to the temple is a must. The view is beautiful and the monks are lovely. Some of them want to practise their English so its a nice place to chill out...More

Thank Robyn F
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the wat before going for the Gibbon Experience. The long flight of stairs was a nice warm up for the Gibbon Experience. The wat was fairly simple and nothing mesmerizing as those in the larger cities. But the view was great at the top....More

Thank Chun Yin L
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Beware of their dogs. It is hard to go all those stairs up but it worths it, at the sunset it was looking even better.

Thank Max N
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This temple in itself is quite kitschy, but it has a pair of pretty stairs leading up to it, and its high-lighing location makes that you have a nice view over the Mekong from around the temple. Worth a quick visit when you're in Huay...More

Thank Henry A
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Nothing to special about the Wat as far as Wat's go. It is supposed to have a nice view of the sunset, which I passed on, and a monk talk program, which I also passed on.

Thank Gaichon
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

If you are a sunset junkie this is a good choice. The sunset here is gorgeous against the palm trees above the river. The temple itself is very pretty and at 6 pm there is a ceremony that you can attend. I reccomend

Thank Danyyy08
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Nice beautiful temple, after a slow climb of stairs..An wonderful place to sit peacefully and meditate in the early morning....

Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The Wat has been repainted and the monks and novices are very keen to practise their english. There is a Buddhist school on the temple grounds and between 7.30pm and 8.30PM one can join the older monks for english conversation.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Hello everyone, my name is Monk Syphaeng but you can call me Monk Way I live at Chomekhoua temple we have English classes in the evening at 7:30-8:30. If you want to help young Monks to learn English please sign up to the temple. You...More

2  Thank Monk Way V
Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

The temple and grounds are beautiful, as they all are. Immaculately kept. We walked up from the river and the view back across to Thailand was worth the x hundred stairs. It's a nice way to walk off lunch.

Thank Kelly_and_Paul_10
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