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CULTURAL VISIT IN CHAMPASACK
 
  Wat Saphai Kang
Wat Saphai Kang is a temple of an unknown age that was last reconstructed in 1938 and has a venerated, stupa-like stone (Pha That) from the Wat Phou era that marks the temple as the most sacred in the area and the first temple to open all religious festivals. A milestone from the French era used by boats for noting distance of travel can be seen.....

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  Wat Pho Xay
Wat Pho Xay is famous for the Pa Si Ho, a sacred rock that was discovered in 1962 on the grounds of the temple, buried underneath a large tree. To those who pay their respects to the Pa Si Ho comes good luck and strong health; to those who curse or disturb the rock comes sickness or even a loss of speech. Please show your respect by.....

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  Wat Pho Sayalam
Wat Pho Sayalam is a very sacred temple as it was the home of the venerated monk, Ajaan Somdeth Lun. The temple actually is named after the Pipal tree in the centre of the grounds, which is said to have grown on its own after the respected monk was cremated at the site in 1921. The temple was later erected in tribute to the lasting spirit.....

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  Architecture
In contrast to the situation in neighboring Vietnam and Cambodia, the French colonial government in Laos had little money for infrastructural development and was therefore unable to fund the construction of large French-style buildings on the same scale as neighboring countries. However, French colonial architecture still made a modest impact.....

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