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Address: Luang Prabang, Laos

This seldom-visited temple was very important in royal days.

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Nice temple on the Mekong riverside

Cross the river (already an experience ) turn right up to the hill and go through the small village to enjoy this nice site. Wonderful painting inside the temple. Take time on... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Cross the river (already an experience ) turn right up to the hill and go through the small village to enjoy this nice site. Wonderful painting inside the temple. Take time on site and go even further in the mountain to see other temples

Thank PatriceDeShanghai
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Before the dissolution of the monarchy the monastery had important ties with the royal family of Luang Prabang and the new king-designate spend three days there in ceremonial bathing and meditative retreat before returning across the Mekong for his formal coronation. The monastery was later abandoned and fell into disrepair, before being restored in the 1990 mid-1990s using traditional materials... More 

Thank Travlintone
Ronneby, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 363 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2016

This temple has a view over Luang Prabang. The view is nice but most of the town is hidden by the trees. Besides that, the place has an younger-than-it-looks temple badly in need of restoration. It has some different frescoes/wall painting that is from other places in town. Otherwise this is a very peaceful place nice for a short stop.

Thank dgjohansson
Siem Reap, Cambodia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is a very well preserved Wat with beautiful paintings on the walls. On the other side of the river, which means no noisy Chinese or back-packers.

Thank hannostamm
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2015

We visited Wat Long Khoun during our visit to Chomphet. The entrance fee, which is pretty standard across Laos, is 10 000 kip which is between $1 and $2 Aussie Dollars at the going exchange rate. The Wat is so very peaceful and relaxing and is a well kept and a lovely place to visit. Just be wary not to... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 15 August 2012

very peaceful and resourceful. Lovely place Loved Luang prabang, it seemed we were sticked in the 50'

Thank loli55555
Melbourne Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2012

It is ver nice to walk around and you can see the monks there as well.

Thank T0J057

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