Quiet and peaceful. Beautiful and a place of worship for the locals with only a few tourists walking around the area. Opportunity for reflexion for me.
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Wat Si Muang is one of the most important active temples in VTE. It houses the city pillar stone and is the starting point for the Boun That Luang procession in November.
A small busy temple located in the city centre, this is a working temple popular with the locals. We stopped here awhile for some quiet contemplation.
Not really a tourist attraction but a place of worship. It is free of charge and significantly more quiet as there was no group of tourists when I was there yesterday morning.
Wat Si Muang is located at the eastern end of Thanon Setthathirath, in the triangular area formed just before the street merges with Thanon Samsenthai and turns into Thanon Thadeua. Wat Si Muang is one of Vientiane’s most popular sites of worship, and offers a...More
Many people come anywhere, every day, they are coming for the pray, and request the gift from the Buddha, based on their believe
A small beautiful temple bustling with local life. Great place to visit while touring the laid back city of Vientiane. This is considered by numerous as one of the most sacred places.
The temple is said to be the most visited and popular in Vientiane among locals. This temple is also one of the citypillar of the city of Vientiane (the legend of If Muang)
History would have that this temple built in 1653 was named after local lady who sacrificed herself to appease angry spirits by jumping down the central pillar shaft – there is a small statue in her memory in the garden – as with most local...More