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Wat Xieng Mouane

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Address: Sakkarinroad, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Private Tour: Cultural Experience in Luang Prabang
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One of the most beautiful temple complexes in Laos, we were told. Sounds right. Small entry fee. Remember your camera!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hillerod, Denmark
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Hillerod, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful temple complexes in Laos, we were told. Sounds right. Small entry fee. Remember your camera!!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you walk East To West on this road you will find most of the Temples in Luang Prabang on either side. A great find among more great finds.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautifully elegant temple near end of the main street, with elaborate gilded decoration. Well worth a visit.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Probably the coolest looking wat in luang prabang. They have many designs on the inside and outside. The gold wat also has a lot of cool designs on the interior.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

This is also a beautiful temple and one of many along Sakkarin Road in Luang Probang. The btempme was great but like many the ground were somewhat messy.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Stunningly beautiful. Take lots of memory on your camera. I like anything that glitters so this was a must for me.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Loved the murals here and the masculine and feminine statues at entrance. Situated near nightmarkets and short distance from river. I actually went here twice I was so impressed.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I took a ferry across Mekong river to reach the village. There are no crowds at all and I walked from one end to the other visiting various ancient Buddhist shrines like Wat Xieng Maen, Wat Had Siew and other temples.It's unusually quite with people enjoying with their daily routine. There was stillness around though walk through the forest area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I'm not sure which of the two is considered to be the "better" of the two, but I do like them both, this one and Wat Xieng Thong. Both are a way to get away from the hordes and the noise. Enjoy a peaceful hour or so to check the wall murals and sit quietly to enjoy the serene atmosphere.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

My favorite element is the painting on the front facade. It gives you an instant happy feelingl There is much to see when you walk around and is worth your time.

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