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Mount Phousi

Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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“sunset view” (39 reviews)
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Sackarin road, Luangprabang, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must do in Luang Prabang. But get up the 100s of steps a little ahead of the Sunday crowd to scout out a good spot. It got pretty crowded for sunset but folks were very friendly about letting others get a photo. Take a...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This location is very popular for sunset but it is lovely and no crowds for sunrise. It was cloudy the day we went but it was great to see and hear the city wake up as daylight appeared. Great views of the city after a...More

Thank Jeanette P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Situated just behind the Night Market, it seemed to us that half the tourist population were climbing this hill, where there are indeed three or four small "temples" or grotto's. Those visited, the entire crowd await at the top of hill to watch the sun...More

Thank RocketmanGeneva
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Serious Climb. With Some buddha s on the way. Nice view on top. But not a must see I would say . Commercial aspect is bothering me here on this sacred mountain . It is the center of town so You are confronted with it...More

Thank djhomerus
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We started on the inland side with the steps (near bamboo bridge) and descended at dusk at the side of the Night Market. This way you can see the lights of the Night Market coming to life and there's a nice terrace above the Night...More

Thank David V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The climb is not too bad and the view is pretty good with a few points of interest on the way up. Look out for Buddha's big foot around one third up. The Golden temple across the valley stood out too.

Thank Marc C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We climbed up the hill, paid 10000kip each . At least we could make some good photos and there was a good view along the river . Nothing u would miss in case it’s to hot for u to climb up

Thank Marco Z
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The view from the top is outstanding with the whole area down there. Not too high so it can't make you exhausted. Lovely to see sunset or sunrise.

Thank Honda H
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want to watch the sunset, you need to be up there early to get your space. We climbed to the top a little bit before 5 pm. and it was already crowded with the tourists. Hard to find a space and tourists still...More

Thank vmuthuwan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the top of Mount Phousi to see the sunset. We got a great spot but as we got closer to sunset it got more and more crowded with tourists. The view is great for sure but the viewing area facing the sunset, not...More

Thank HasilRoshni
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4 April 2017|
Response from Phouma P |
It is 3 ways to climb to the top,one from night market, two monk school and Namkhan river, 233 steps, the speed depend of you, take around 20-30 minutes,
3 April 2017|
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Response from Didier G | Reviewed this property |
It's on the same street as the night market you just walk along the street and you will get there... a tuc tuc could also take u there..