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Wat Sokpaluang - CLOSED

Sokpaluang Road, Vientiane, Laos
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Sauna is closed!!

After reading some greay reviews online & in lonely planet, we paid a tuk tuk driver 50,000kip to... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2015
Sonia D
via mobile
Excellent free group meditation on a Saturday!

We headed down for the group meditation at 4 on a Saturday afternoon and I'm so glad that we did... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2015
willie92
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
25 Jul 2015
“Sauna is closed!!”
9 May 2015
“Excellent free group meditation on a Saturday!”
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Sokpaluang Road, Vientiane, Laos
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Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

After reading some greay reviews online & in lonely planet, we paid a tuk tuk driver 50,000kip to bring us there, only to find out that the sauna is closed. Very disappointed.

Thank Sonia D
Reviewed 10 May 2015

We headed down for the group meditation at 4 on a Saturday afternoon and I'm so glad that we did!! I recommend arriving a little early as it gives you opportunities to ask questions of the monks and meet the rest of the group. Its...More

1  Thank willie92
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Not sure I really want to share this, as it is so quiet and serene that I would hate crowds to descend. However, if you would like an authentic experience of meditation, guided by a Buddhist monk, this is for you. The temple sits in...More

2  Thank Alistair B
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

We went today. Had a wonderful experience there in 2007. Noticing it in the 2014 lonely planet we went again. Upon our surprise got informed that it was closed down. Very disappointed :((

Thank somethingaboutamy
Reviewed 19 July 2012

This place certainly is rustic. Maybe a bit too much so. When you arrive, you're given sarongs to change into, and I'm not quite sure how clean they are. The same can be said for everything else. Asides from the apparent lack of cleanliness, I...More

Thank brendan_roche
Reviewed 17 April 2006

The herbal sauna is certainly a decent and relaxing experience coupled with the atmosphere, if not a bit too cramped. However, set in the middle of the forest, the massage place is a heaven for mosquitoes and the proprietors do not seem to care too...More

5  Thank gypsyinabigtown
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