Simply magical and unique. Cloistered inner walls lined with Buddha images under a covered walkway and right in the heart of downtown. 2018 will be it's 200th birthday, truly a remarkable place.
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Whether you know Buddhist iconography or not, this place is definitely worth a visit for its vast number of figurines. The architecture (slanted wooden pillars, multilateral roof tiling) is also something you can see and touch up close. In some ways, this wat has a...More
A must visit in Vientiane. Wat Si Saket is a Buddhist temple which houses thousands of Buddha images and hundreds of seated Buddha. The architecture is simply beautiful. Spend at least an hour here to explore and enjoy the beauty of this temple. Note: At...More
They actually call this Wat (the oldest in the city) a museum these days. Unfortunately, we arrived too late to go in, but really enjoyed walking around the grounds as there was still so much to see. I love the fact that all of the...More
This is the oldest Wat in the city and it is also where they have relocated many Buddhas from other Wats to protect them. There are a lot of Buddhas there, some of which have the tops removed and this was due to invading Thai...More
its very difficult to describe the different Wat that you can see in Laos. What I can say is that just visit and observe the different icons, and the excellent artistry of the people who build all this what.
After a while, all temples look the same. But it is in the city centre, and because there is absolutely nothing to see in Vientiane, you might us well have a look.
small museum, and many Buddha images in alcoves in temple wall. Certainly worth seeing on a bicycle based trip travelling the main sites.