We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wat Sensoukaram

Sakkarine Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
Private Luang Prabang City Day Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good54%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Sakkarine Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Write a Review
Reviews (141)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Proving to be one of the prettier temples in Luang Prabang, spend at least 30 minutes to an hour exploring the temple and its surroundings.

Thank Vignes C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its golden arch and architecture will make you speechless and be amazed by its beauty. Very beautiful and Majestic design. it's widely known as Temple of a 100 000 treasures as they used almost 100 000 stones from the Mekong river for its construction. Very...More

1  Thank Ragu88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Along the blissful Main Street. The fine crafts of the temple is very attractive. Two most attractive icons - a Buddha's foot image and a giant Buddha statue.

1  Thank lsg181
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is located along the main street. it is also known as Wat Sen. Built in the 17th century. its beautiful structure and gold plated makes it outstanding. inside the compound it is peaceful and tranquility. you can monks praying and meditating.

Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I found this place by accident as well after i finished lunch at Tamnak Laos, it's almost the end of the street but i would say this is the quiet area where you can see monks taking their worship lessons and praying, and you can...More

1  Thank DanielleLY
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Came across this temple by accident whilst we were looking for a particular shop. still very much in use to date with monks still around and doing their everyday worship.

Thank Paulette A
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Wat Sensoukaram (not to be confused with Wat Sop Sickharam) is adjacent to Wat Syrimoungkoun Xaiyaram, and other that is under construction, all depicted in the accompanying photos. Wat Sensoukaram, however, is a surprising find. The building housing this Buddha statue has ruby-red walls enhanced...More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Great Temple.Must see even in the hot weather.Nice Buddha statue.nice building.a peaceful seating.love it here.

Thank sultanofsin007
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Lovely small temple with a large standing Buddha.The boat and a carriages were lovely to see. There were a few young monks sitting in the grounds and they would practice their Enlkish with you. A very peaceful visit worth stopping.

Thank 918teresah
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Wat Sensoukaram was one of a nice row of temples along one of the main roads, opposite coffee shops, so lovely to look at whilst relaxing, if feeling a bit hot from too much walking around. This Wat has a large standing Buddha image in...More

1  Thank Kevin G
Nearby Restaurants
Saffron Coffee
159 reviews
.32 km away
3 Nagas Restaurant
687 reviews
.12 km away
Dyen Sabai Restaurant
1,128 reviews
.36 km away
2,673 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong)
1,577 reviews
.27 km away
Alms Giving Ceremony
2,949 reviews
.31 km away
Nam Khan River Bridge (Bamboo)
597 reviews
.40 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Wat Sensoukaram staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines