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Guided Vientiane City and Buddha Park Full-Day Tour
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“city pillar” (5 reviews)
“real place” (3 reviews)
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Vientiane, Laos
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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.

Thank Rashmiksingh
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 24 November 2017

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.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 14 October 2017

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.

Thank Enhan
Reviewed 1 October 2017

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

Thank ArghyaKolkata
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Many people come anywhere, every day, they are coming for the pray, and request the gift from the Buddha, based on their believe

Thank Phouma P
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a sacred and must visit place in Vientiane. It is also just next to the city pillar shrine. Visitors and locals can not miss this place.

Thank Ketsamay R
Reviewed 2 September 2017

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.

1  Thank sblue12
Reviewed 28 August 2017

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)

Thank harry_mdj
Reviewed 16 July 2017

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

Thank GDay1044
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