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HOR PHA KEO MUSEUM
Originally, this ancient temple was built in 1565 by King Sayasetthathirath to house the Emerald Buddha 1565-1779 (lost to the Siamese in 1828) as his personal place worship. It was later reconstructed in 1936. For this reason monks have not taken up residence here unlike other temples in Laos. During the 1970s the temple was converted from a place of worship into a museum and now houses the finest national collection of Buddhist sculptures and artifacts. From the terrace of Ho Pra Keo, one can enjoy a view overlooking the president’s Palace (former Royal Palace) and garden.


Address: Setthathirath Rue, Xiengyuen Village, Chanthabouly District, Vientiane Capital.
Tel: +856-21-212621.
Admission: 5.000 kip
Time: 08:00-12:00, 13:00-16:00.
Open: Monday-Sunday
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How to get there: Route No........., bus No...............
Please visit the central bus navigator: http://lao.busnavi.asia/?lang=en
 

 That Luang Stupa

 Sisaket Temple

 Hor Pha Keo Museum

 Wat Simuang Temple

 Patuxay Monument

 Hor Trai (Buddhist Library)

 Xieng Khouan (Buddha Park)

 Vientiane Panorama

 Sunset by the Mekong

 That Dam (Black Stupa) 

 Cope Visitor Centre

 MAG Visitor Centre


 
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