Things to do in Xiangkhouang Province

Top Things to Do in Xiangkhouang Province

Things to Do in Xiangkhouang Province

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  • BenjaminK1985
    Victoria, Canada22 contributions
    Visited in July 2022. There was a general lack of tourists due to a slow recovery from Covid restrictions, but I was able to book a tour with Mr. Souk. In one full day, we visited all 3 major sites and a local village by minivan. Transportation was comfortable, had a nice local lunch in a rural area, and was not rushed at any of the sites. If you are in or planning to be in the area, I highly recommend contacting Mr. Souk to discuss a tour. He is a local and speaks excellent English.

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    Written 3 August 2022
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  • Fran R
    Zurich, Switzerland372 contributions
    the two films are worthwhile watching.
    not easy to stomach though.
    the mostly black and white pictures are stunning

    again: buying a T -shirt helps funding the projects

    good exhibit
    Written 10 August 2020
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  • leppo_11
    Vientiane, Laos77 contributions
    well worth the drive to get here.
    Take time to reflect what happened.
    the display info centre wasn't open but that didn't detract from my experience.
    there are quite a few steps so be warned.
    be respectful inside the cave - it is a tomb really.
    Written 17 February 2020
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  • Regula G
    Winterthur, Switzerland16 contributions
    Sad stories to read but very interesting although heartbreaking. To buy things there at least can help these people.
    The movie on the first floor is very infromative.
    Written 11 June 2018
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  • Fran R
    Zurich, Switzerland372 contributions
    another worthwhile center to visit.
    it is impossible to under-estimate the damage left by a war in which Laos was not even involved in.
    again a place where one thinks about humanity.
    Written 10 August 2020
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  • SeeMoreLiveMore
    Singapore, Singapore526 contributions
    If you are in the area to visit the Plain of Jars, do factor in time (another half day or so) to visit the old provincial capital of Muang Khoun. Bombed into oblivion by U.S. forces, there are some interesting artefacts left behind, including this temple (what's left of it) and the Buddha statue. The history is engaging!
    Written 9 February 2020
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  • SeeMoreLiveMore
    Singapore, Singapore526 contributions
    Part of the list of sites to visit if you are coming around to Muang Khoun. Nothing much around, but the significance of the stupa to locals, and its impressive scale makes it a good place to visit if you are here.
    Written 9 February 2020
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  • Sharon R
    Perth, Australia41 contributions
    This is a shop/information centre that has locally made in Laos souveniers, which help local villagers & villages. A great place to buy something truly authentic
    Written 15 January 2018
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  • Kai Wah
    Malaysia2,783 contributions
    We took a road trip from Luang Prabang to Phonsavan and passing by this lake for a short stop over, through Asia Top Travel agency. Our tour guide told us the local legend about this lake where underneath this lake was a village which is now submerged under the lake water. The reason was because that a villager refused to listen to the advice not to hunt the sacred deer. Hence, there was a huge storm which eventually flood the entire village and formed a lake. Other than the legend, it is an ordinary lake without much scenery along the lake side. Having said that, the mountainous road trip from Luang Prabang to Phonsavan provides plenty of opportunity for scenic mountainous views.
    Written 3 October 2019
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  • Raymond W
    Townsville, Australia4,558 contributions
    Like most other monuments in Xieng Khouang Province, this one has seen a fair bit of damage from aerial bombing in the war but a beautiful chedi (stupa) still stands in this rustic village, which hints at the former glory of the area. Said to date back to the 15th century, it is slender, elegant Lao style chedi, but even more tapered than normal. The upper half of the chedi is covered with beautiful stucco designs, which are so rich they suggest that this temple had a wealthy or powerful local patron.

    The nearby wat is more ruined, but the base of the main vihaan (hall) is still original with a very elegant design, The brickwork is badly damaged in parts but again the stucco decoration is lovely and shows real craftmanship. The roof and body of the temple are modern replacements, Hopefully, money will be found to restore the original woodwork roof and pillars eventually, It is a rare surviving example of Xieng Khouang architecture. There are still monks on the grounds of the wat in wooden buildings, Come here in conjunction with nearby Tham Pha.
    Written 6 February 2018
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  • donandkeo
    Vientiane, Laos275 contributions
    This is a significant monument, but it is not an especially interesting place to visit. But maybe worthwhile as part of the story of this area.
    Written 30 June 2020
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  • Lee
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam11 contributions
    Tey was a superb tour guide. As others have said his English is fluent and he is incredibly knowledgeable about the various sites in the Plain of Jars area.
    Written 28 March 2020
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  • Joho
    3 contributions
    We were a family with 2 teenagers that had 2 days to see Vientiane and Vang Vieng. Eric made a perfect tour for us, nice hotel, good service. We did not feel rushed at all, we saw the important thing in Vientiane and than after the long bus drive from Luang Prabang he also took care of us. Refreshments on the road and arrived safe in Vang vieng. It was very hot and he offer a stop by a cave for swimming where we can take a cold shower of course included in the price. We spend a day wishing in Baan Xieng on the river kayaking with them (another company). Nice people, they rent our kayak with no deposit just bring your passport as guarantee. I felt confortable with Eric booking him tickect though what-app before 5h of our arrival in Vientiane. He answered right away questions I had at 3h in the morning on time zone difference :-). He went out of his way to pick us up downtown with his car and gave us some advices regarding our next destinations even if it didn't go further on his toutical tour.
    Written 14 June 2022
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  • Topi a Svetlana
    Chiang Mai, Thailand33 contributions
    Really interesting place. Ancient history and crater by bomd from Second Word war. Of you are photograpfer, lets go there late afternoon.
    Written 2 March 2020
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