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Wat Xieng Mouane

Sakkarinroad, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Private Tour: Cultural Experience in Luang Prabang
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Sakkarinroad, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

The Wat Xieng Mouane is a beautiful home for the Buddha. The patterns painted along the wall are amazing and the people are very welcoming on the site.

Thank Vidushi4444
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is the oldest Wat in Luang Prabang and if you are a Wat freak then this is the one for you. Every Wat in lao is important and this one provides a glimpse into Lao's rich cultural history. Go to all of them if...More

1  Thank Ellis S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Rich, fabulous decoration, and a peaceful place to take your time and wonder at the buildings and their internal decorations and artefacts as well as the exteriors which are equally stunning.

Thank AllanRosemary
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I loved this temple of much! I did spend at least 2 hours at this temple for pictures! Landscape are so peaceful! All monks are so friendly!

Thank David_Tu_Nguyen
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This Golden Temple which located within the complex of Wat Xieng is ver very beautiful. Gold carving on its main door is very amazing. Full of Beautiful Ramayana Carvings. Inside its has amazing King Chariot and more carvings and Buddha statue. Very interesting Wat.

1  Thank Ragu88
Reviewed 9 May 2017

this is part of the golden temple but with more plants and worship items , its a little peaceful area where you can get to the laos culture signs and take a nice walk. small, but nice

1  Thank DanielleLY
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This Wat has an awesome entrance – delicately drawn and painted in wonderful colours are scenes from the Buddha’s life. Inside is a large statue well lit so that the light falls correctly on the face. There is large golden panel with an exquisite engraving...More

Thank 2012sunilmumbai
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Beautifully maintained buildings, intricately decorated temples. just awesome. I can never get enough of looking at these structures. well worth the visit.

1  Thank Paulette A
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Wat (Temple) Xieng Mouane is not to be confused with similarly named Wat Xieng Thang (ວັດຊຽງທອງ), which means Temple of the Golden City, though the two are a few blocks apart along Khem Khong Road. Wat Xieng Mouane is more centrally located in Luang Prabang,...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 2 March 2017

There are only a few wats in Luang Prabang that are very good or excellent, and this is one of them. A little different from the others with the work at the entry and the lamps inside. Nicely decorated, easy to access in the old...More

1  Thank Raelene H
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