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Good alternative cycling route from Savanakhet to Paksong

I'm not sure I would recommend anyone to make a special trip to see the Stone House. It is a single... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2015
roberthW1729ZR
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Worth the effort!

I went to see the Stone House on my bike ride from Savannakhet to Pakse. Just south of Savannakhet... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Peter v
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15 Aug 2017
“Poorly kept pile of rocks.”
23 Aug 2016
“Worth the effort!”
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Savvanakhet has really nothing in terms of tourist attractions but tries very, very hard with what little it has. This is another of those cases. Not much in the way of accurate or useful information available, tour guides double as scam artists gaming double charges,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went to see the Stone House on my bike ride from Savannakhet to Pakse. Just south of Savannakhet are two to be visited places: That Phonh and Stone House That Ponh is a temple complex, important to the locals. It's nice enough on the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
5  Thank Peter v
Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure I would recommend anyone to make a special trip to see the Stone House. It is a single small ruined temple, albeit in a lovely setting by the Mekong. It is not remotely comparable to Wat Phou or Preah Vihear much less...More

5  Thank roberthW1729ZR
Reviewed 16 November 2014

A nearly 1000-year-old relic, believed to be one of the 121 rest houses constructed by Jayavarman VII, a king of old Khmer empire. Had similarities with Wat Phou but still very unique, and if you are in Savanaket, you shouldn't miss it - only 1~2...More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Ronald A
Reviewed 11 April 2014

"Stone house is believed to have been one of 121 rest houses constructed by Jayavarman VII (1181-1218) along the roads which once connected every corner of the Khmer empire. Therefore, it shares similar characteristics with Wat Phou in Champasak, Phimai Temple in Thailand, etc. The...More

Date of experience: April 2014
5  Thank susuder
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