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All reviews worth the climb watch the sunset sunset view small birds buddha's footprint long climb mekong river easy climb small temple worth the effort national museum night market royal palace entrance fee small fee early morning walk up
We got there at 5pm (December) and were spot on for the sunset. We went on a Tuesday. Wouldn't recommend for those who don't walking up steep steps. Breathtaking views at the top, though do be warned that you might not get a picture as...More
If you just want to see sunset, go for a sunset cruise down Mekong River which will be much more relaxing and enjoyable. If you want to see sunset from hilltop, then be prepared to squeeze with tonnes of tourists in a small open space...More
The view is nice. We were pretty uncomfortable with the whole "buy these caged birds to set them free, it's good luck". If they're wild then they can't be happy in those tiny cages. If they're not wild they're not going to survive once they're...More
Overlooking the town and the two rivers, you have a great view from the top.
There's two (or three) ways up.
Avoid sunset as people are fighting for the best photo place up there - and this in a peaceful buddhist surrounding -...More
Mount Phousi is just opposite The Royal Palace Museum, conveniently located within the town area.
With an entrance fee of 20K Lao Kip, one is able to ascend to the top. One will be awarded with a spectacular view of Luang Prabang upon reaching the...More