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Wat Sensoukaram

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Address: Sakkarine Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Nice Temple

Probably one of the best temples in Luang Pranang. I found several nice photo ops. Certainly worth the visit as it's easy to get to.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

you don't need to go away from Luang Praban center to visit this amazing Buddhist temple. Very impressive golden building with a lot of cute little kids monks around

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Probably one of the best temples in Luang Pranang. I found several nice photo ops. Certainly worth the visit as it's easy to get to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Gorgeous, well-preserved temple, and it's accessible for less mobile visitors (no stairs up to this temple).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

While one of the many Wats in town, should visit this place for a nice tall Buddhe statue outside of the Wat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Every day at 5:30 pm the monks gather to chant for one hour. Visitors are welcome to join provided that we dress appropriately and sit at the back. A good time to leave the cellphone and camera at home, sit and enjoy.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Worth the price and a lovely walk around. Only about $3 for admission and it's not too crowded. Lovely.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

The Buddhist monks' morning alms-giving starts here. There are several beautiful wats in Luang Prabang, and this one does not disappoint. The gold and red colors are stunning.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Also known as Wat Sen, this temple was originally built in 1718 with 100,000 stones from the Mekong River, for that name in Laotian means "Temple of 100,000 treasures". The most distinctive feature of this wat is its maroon walls which are ornamented and stencilled in gold. Within the compound are several other shrines as well as the monks living... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

When we visited, we basically had the whole compound to ourselves. We didn't venture too far as the monks had just been called to prayer by the beating of a drum. There are the temples very close together and they are all vastly different from each other. While we are almost 'templed out' it I'd easy to find something different... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Literally the name translates to "Temple of a 100000 treasures". It is noted for its restored painting of a deep ochre colour, glittering with gold. Its vihan was covered with yellow and red tiles.

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