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Wat Si Saket

Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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This temple contains 6,840 Buddha images of gold, silver and bronze.
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  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest temple” (34 reviews)
“wall paintings” (13 reviews)
“buddha images” (28 reviews)
Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

10,000 to enter. More space to appreciate than the Stupa. Well, as usual, come early to avoid groups.

Thank Enhan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's funny, but I tend to spend less time at the more modern temples than the ancient ones. Si Saket is beautiful - but it was quite a short visit for me. A tour guide might be beneficial to take you around all of the...More

Thank LouiseCam
Reviewed 1 week ago

With temples, once you have seen one you have seen them all. Vientane was the last stop on our journey through Laos, so Wat Si Saket was not Wow for us. That said, it is in a super handy location, so definitely worth to stop...More

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple as every single temple in Vientiane is beautiful. It has a small museum as well. Some of the temples are under renovations or mantenance. Still worth visit and a short walk from the center of town.

Thank JCRtraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wat Si Saket is a more modest temple, but it's also the oldest in Vientiane, having survived several wars. It's located within a good touristy part of the city, so it's walking distance from many other attractions in Vientiane. I agree with another review that...More

Thank dyceedo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wat Si Saket located in Vientiane is famous for its cloister wall housing thousands of tiny Buddha images and rows with hundreds of seated Buddhas. These images mainly date from the 16th and 19th centuries and come in all sizes and are made from wood,...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vientiane or Laos in general is full of temples and Wat Si Saket is one of them. There is an entrance fee of Kip 10,000 for this temple and apparently, this is the oldest temple in Vientiante capital built in Year 1818. Wat Si Saket...More

Thank Concierge3725
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I like to see temples but this one didn't surprise me. An entry fee of 10.000 kip for farangs as well.

Thank Max N
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Not too sure what to expect in this place so we visited... As there are many buddha structures visiting in Laos and in many other indo-chine area, so i would not say its very fantastic.. but since you are in Vientiane, should just visit to...More

Thank PrincessYue
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The oldest temple in the Vientiane capital, built in order of Chao Saisettha 4 or Chao Anouvong in 1818, only one temple did not burn down during the war between Langxang and Siam. many Buddha

Thank Phouma P
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