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Wat Xieng Mouane

Sakkarinroad, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Sakkarinroad, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The wat have many decorative pieces of paintings stencilling and woodwork, the gilding and numerous portrays of Buddha.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exterior of the temple is beautiful with some intricate carvings over the golden covered entrance.

Thank Priyanka S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While most of the temples or wat are similar, this one has some good carvings all around which makes the experience a little better This is the oldest of temples in the city but not as big as Wat Mai

Thank ameyajoshi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably my favourite of all the Wats. Richly decorated on the exterior with carvings & mosaics. On the exterior back wall is the Tree of Life with mozaics telling stories & fables. Our guide explained one of the stories to us, which was all about...More

Thank Middleageexplorers
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The Wat Xieng Mouane is a beautiful home for the Buddha. The patterns painted along the wall are amazing and the people are very welcoming on the site.

Thank Vidushi4444
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is the oldest Wat in Luang Prabang and if you are a Wat freak then this is the one for you. Every Wat in lao is important and this one provides a glimpse into Lao's rich cultural history. Go to all of them if...More

1  Thank Ellis S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Rich, fabulous decoration, and a peaceful place to take your time and wonder at the buildings and their internal decorations and artefacts as well as the exteriors which are equally stunning.

Thank AllanRosemary
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I loved this temple of much! I did spend at least 2 hours at this temple for pictures! Landscape are so peaceful! All monks are so friendly!

Thank David_Tu_Nguyen
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This Golden Temple which located within the complex of Wat Xieng is ver very beautiful. Gold carving on its main door is very amazing. Full of Beautiful Ramayana Carvings. Inside its has amazing King Chariot and more carvings and Buddha statue. Very interesting Wat.

1  Thank Ragu88
Reviewed 9 May 2017

this is part of the golden temple but with more plants and worship items , its a little peaceful area where you can get to the laos culture signs and take a nice walk. small, but nice

1  Thank DanielleLY
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