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it is a bit out the center, so i do understand many people dont go there, but you definitely must see it, with it's colorful paintings and the chance to walk up to the top. believe me it is an amazing experience
The temple is on top of a hill with beautiful views on the surrounding hills and planes. Unfortunately the main temple is usually closed but the place is still oozes spirituality and has it’s unique charme when walking up the short road to get to...More
We caught sight of Wat Pa Phon Phao from across the river when we were up on Mt Phousi to watch the sunset. We returned motorcycles one day to explore the areas outside and old city and decided to head across the river for this...More
Wat Pa Phon Phao. We visited this place about four years ago. At that time the temple was closed, even though it was supposed to be open. This time we were lucky: this time the door was open. We could visit the inside of this...More
Not the traditional tourist experience or the historic temples, but very interesting for the location, the view, the architecture and the surrounding buildings and structures. Take a wander around the mediation area and appreciate the calm and serenity. Take a water bottle as this is...More
When you are on top of the hill in the old city of Luang Prabang, you see a golden temple far away in the jungle. It is this temple. It looks very fascinating from the far. Although the building of this temple is different from...More
Located around 15minute drive from the town, this beautiful temple located on top of small hill. It has beautiful architecture and great view from the top. Very serene and peaceful. Took tuk-tuk to go there, the driver willing to wait and drop me back to...More
We hired bikes for a couple of days in Luang Prabang & cycled here one morning. It was hazy but nice views around town, however the temple wasn't open. Opening hours 8-10am & 13.30-16.30. Still it was an impressive looking temple.
This temple is a bit tricky to find, but well worth your time to locate and visit. I have been here with each of my three visits to Luang Prabang spanning over 20 years. The only draw back to the temple is it seems to...More