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The most ancient temple of Luang Prabang. It was originally erected in 1515 and was rebuilt in 1898. For some time it housed the Prabang Buddhas until the onset of invasions which included the pirate “black flag” invasion. Its windows, with the wooden railings, are inspired from the Wat Phou temple. Inside you can admire ancient statues and steles. Within the walls you will see that Pathoume or That Mak Mo (know as watermelon stupa because of its similarities to the fruit) which is a stone stupa built by king Visionarath’s wife. Next door, separately by a very city’s most important genies.

Time: 08:00am-05:00pm
Admission: 20,000 kip

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  Wat Chomphet

  Wat Choumkhong

  Wat Hat Siaw

  Wat Long Khoun

  Wat Mai Souvannaphoummaham

  Wat Manorom

  Wat Pa Phai

  Wat Pha Mahathat

  Wat Phabath

  Wat Sensoukaram

  Wat Souvannakhili

  Wat That Luang

  Wat Visounnarath

  Wat Xieng Man

  Wat Xieng Mouane

  Wat Xieng Thong



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