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Wat Si Saket

Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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This temple contains 6,840 Buddha images of gold, silver and bronze.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest temple” (32 reviews)
“buddha images” (26 reviews)
Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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.

Thank Gabriel E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Kat T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very beautiful Wat, the highlight of which is the cloister, which has many old Buddha statues. I always feel a sense of peace here.

Thank TiraG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank June J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Smudge L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Nice temple in the midle of city. Very old. 1000 Buddsa statues inside. Small temole but definitely worth to go

Thank oegle
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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.

Thank du1fcp
Reviewed 15 May 2017

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.

Thank alvass
Reviewed 15 May 2017

small museum, and many Buddha images in alcoves in temple wall. Certainly worth seeing on a bicycle based trip travelling the main sites.

Thank Bwa H
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