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The view of this stupa on top of Mount Phousi is probably more prominent and awesome than the stupa itself. You can see it from afar. However, on climbing Mt Phousi to the stupa, it is actually quite small.
Have a climb up That Phu Si around 9am, a short climb of 10mins with short break.
Got to see spectacular 360' view of Luang Prabang. A peaceful & sacred place, definitely worth the climb!
Bought the flowers in pair before climb & offer to...More
there are ways of going up mt phou si. one from the royal palace museum and the other from the northern side. it is about 325 steps up. at the top you will find the That Chomsi Stupa. it is golden with a high pillar.
The wat itself isn't anything wonderful, but the walk down the far side, (we went up from the Royal Palace Museum side), to the river with buddha images and a cave on the way, great views from the top and the fact that you get...More
The views are great and cover both the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers. The temple is small and so to the golden stupa but definitelt worth a visit up the steps some 100 meters up.The stuoa was built in 1804 by the then king and...More