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“city pillar” (6 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the oldest site which is reputed to have buried the Lady who throw away her life to become the spirit of the city is well surrounded by interesting and quite artistic images of Buddha.

Thank Eric L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I revisited this Wat and found it was much better maintained. In Thailand, the City's Pillar is housed in a small temple outside a Wat. But in Vientiane, the Pillar is in a rather large temple behind the main temple housing Buddha image. Different country,...More

Thank Prasas P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vientiane is actually one of South-East Asia's most ancient cities, predating Bangkok and Phnom Penh by centuries. War has inflicted a lot of damage, so little remains of its ancient past, but the grounds of this wat contain some intriguing hints. Behind the vihaan are...More

Thank Raymond W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest temples in vientiane and also a symbolic place for buddhism here a women horse sacrificed themselves to become the pillar of the city. Good for buddhism chants and luck not recommended for lovers because said to bring bad luck for couples...More

Thank Milan P
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Quiet and peaceful. Beautiful and a place of worship for the locals with only a few tourists walking around the area. Opportunity for reflexion for me.

Thank Rashmiksingh
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Wat Si Muang is one of the most important active temples in VTE. It houses the city pillar stone and is the starting point for the Boun That Luang procession in November.

Thank jobst56
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

A small busy temple located in the city centre, this is a working temple popular with the locals. We stopped here awhile for some quiet contemplation.

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Not really a tourist attraction but a place of worship. It is free of charge and significantly more quiet as there was no group of tourists when I was there yesterday morning.

Thank Enhan
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Wat Si Muang is located at the eastern end of Thanon Setthathirath, in the triangular area formed just before the street merges with Thanon Samsenthai and turns into Thanon Thadeua. Wat Si Muang is one of Vientiane’s most popular sites of worship, and offers a...More

Thank ArghyaKolkata
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Many people come anywhere, every day, they are coming for the pray, and request the gift from the Buddha, based on their believe

Thank Phouma P
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