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Old Wat

Wat Luang is the oldest and most worshiped Wat in Pakse. Evening prayers start at 6.00 PM and offer... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Nice Wat!

Wat Luang locates in the center of Pakse, it is easy for you to visit. Like many others wat in... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Uyen D
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Wat Luang is the oldest and most worshiped Wat in Pakse. Evening prayers start at 6.00 PM and offer a mellow, reflective space as the monks chant. Next door there is a Buddhist cllege and there are many young monks who are happy to chat...More

Thank dharmapitt
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Wat Luang locates in the center of Pakse, it is easy for you to visit. Like many others wat in Laos, this place is ancient but still keeps its local nature of Paske

Thank Uyen D
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

If you have time to kill (waiting for transportation north or south), take the opportunity to visit this temple snd its friendly monks.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018

Nicely maintained Wat, very clean and tidy. Nicely loacted on the banks of the Se Don River. The largest in town, and also houses a Monk's schoold.

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 10 March 2018

You will probably visit this Temple if you are walking around Pakse, it is pretty central. Well maintained and very colourful. These temples ave a lot of meaning for the people of Lao and they play a very important role in their lives. So have...More

Thank John and Deb K
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This place is normal temple in Pakse. Good place to stop by if you are close to it. Locals gather here to pray. The main building have good decoration with wood crafting doors.

Thank Parinya S
Reviewed 27 January 2018

easy to access - fast to make - nice maintained by the months - a easy pass by.... not a must but in Pakse when you walk around centre you pass by anyway

Thank juergen p
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

In the city, right next to the river, this temple is beautifully crafted in the traditional Lao style. Easy to get to, and great to capture on camera.

Thank Kttreadinglightly
Reviewed 29 December 2017

On a one-year trip is this temple one of the many, but it stays a very nice one to visit during your trip.

Thank Kevin V
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This seemed to be as near normal temple as you might find in a town. It doesn't sell itself like the ones in Luang Prabang or Vientiane. It's by the riverside and at the front has many family Stupas. These are used to house the...More

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