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Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong)

Luang Prabang, Laos
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Reviewed yesterday

Laos is full of Temples (Wats) but this one is very beautiful. Situated close to where the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers meet, this wat was used for the coronation of the Lao Kings. Special features are the tree of life mosaic, the 12 metre...More

Thank elias501
Reviewed 4 days ago

People who visit South East Asia, and this is our fourth time, usually go to see the local life on the Mekong, experience local traditions, eat traditional food, and visit temples. This was no exception to all the beautiful buildings that we saw on our...More

Thank pmr0bins
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even my good companion and temple expert Dr Bill rated this wat in his top 30 of temples in SE Asia. Peaceful and serene, one could stroll and reflect without being hassled. Well worth a visit.

Thank Paul62Canberra
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly I spend over an hour inside the temple, the arts and decorations is just simply stunning, worth sitting down quietly at the gardens, a total relaxing place to purify the mind. Tips: There is 4 entrance / exit for the temple, outside the door...More

Thank 983edwarde
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It cost 20,000kip to enter and remember to wear long dress or pants if you are a lady. Shorts ok if you are a guy. Temples were I. Good condition, all that fake gold bling that Buddhists like etc.

Thank FlyAwayOz
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple nearest our hotel, we were very happy to visit it. The history and story of the grounds and royalty make it more special. Do a bit of research before going. It is fun to look at the smaller buildings which illustrate Buddhist stories...More

Thank PandasNPugs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited during the day - you need to be respectfully dressed (no shoulder or knees showing) but there is clothing to hire if needs be (about 50p per item). Stunningly beautiful temple with huge Buddha inside. We also returned after sunset and were lucky enough...More

Thank Pushkin007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a good site to visit , just located by the Mekong River and plenty of pretty temples to look up to, it is quite a big temple area with different themes for particular praying purposes. for the ladies you have to cover your...More

Thank DanielleLY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first temple we visited on our morning sightseeing tour. The main building has an impressive gold frontage. Inside there is a large carriage type structure used so I am told to carry funeral urns of Lao royalty. At the back there are...More

Thank 2012sunilmumbai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A stunning and beautiful temple. Fabulous structures and fine architecture. Allowing tourist to know the religion in Laos.

Thank 796peggyk
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Qual o tempo médio de visita do templo?
31 December 2016|
Response from annelies64 | Reviewed this property |
Je hebt toch wel een uur nodig om alles te bekijken.
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