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Rue Setthathirath, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A busy attraction at least when we were there. Interesting interior. The carvings outside were the highlights for us however.

Thank AllanRosemary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only if you really like to see some -dirty- sculptures and ancients artefacts it is worth to go it. Two years ago, not all was open, still is.... outside looks nice, but there are better places.

Thank Gerard M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Not a must visit but as it is opposite the Wat Sisaket (a place you should visit) it is worth popping across the road and the Kip 10.000 entrance fee - set in a well kept garden the raised temple has displays of ancient relics,...More

Thank GDay1044
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

It is located opposite to the Wat Sisaket. The entrance fee is 10,000 kips. In my opinion, It is not many things to see. But if you have time or you are Buddhist, then it is no harm to see.

Thank Wingc633
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Hi Pra Keo is a very nice building and the grounds are well kept. I went there as part of a city tour and it helped having the history explained and also seeing some old photos of the place. It is easy to walk to...More

Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

It is a long long and interesting history on Pra Keo famous Emerald Bhuddha of Laos and Thailand-now ended up in Wat Pra Keo Bangkok Whatever the history the place is beautiful calm dignified place to visit to appreciate the history of Laos and Lan...More

Thank Spiderdog49
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Entrance fee applies and also dress code, however it is worth the visit for the temple is beautiful inside and the grounds are also nicely kept.

Thank 973devon2014
Reviewed 24 March 2017

As you will learn--this is the home of the Emerald Buddha except that it was taken to Thailand like two hundred years ago. So other than that story this is pretty much a typical temple. Beautiful place--but the temples do begin to look alike after...More

Thank chesterchandler
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Since it is located next to Wat Sisaket, which is a must do destination in Vientiane, you may as well have a look at this temple too. Entrance fee is below 1 $. It houses a very tiny museum with some interesting steles, otherwise nothing...More

Thank pierremichelshanghai
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Wat Siskaset and then found this temple across the street. It's a fairly small temple and there wasn't so much to see so we only spent around 15 minutes there but it's a beautiful temple nonetheless! There were signs saying it cost 5000...More

Thank jtaylor946
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