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Wat Choumkhong

Sotika Kuman Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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The two Chinese guards and many Buddha!

Beautiful temple located at the peninsula. It is part of the UNESCO heritage sites. it is connected... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
TravelerTrecker
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Houston
Off the beaten track

This place is located a little off the beaten track but is very peaceful and lively. Being away... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
ameyajoshi
,
Pune, India
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3 Nov 2017
“Off the beaten track”
27 May 2017
“quiet and lonely”
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Sotika Kuman Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Beautiful temple located at the peninsula. It is part of the UNESCO heritage sites. it is connected with Wat Xieng Mouan. The garden are really nice. They are very peaceful. There are many Buddha sculptures in different positions. The main entrance is stunning. It has...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

This place is located a little off the beaten track but is very peaceful and lively. Being away from the crowd means that it is serene

Thank ameyajoshi
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

it is situated next to the grand Wat Xieng Mouane. this is a small temple and most of the time it is missed by tourist. it is nice peaceful and a beautiful structure.

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is probably of of the nicest temple in Luang prabang. Of course not as majestic as Wat Xieng Thong but quite traditionnal.

Thank Thibault J
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Wat Choum Khong also known as the Monastery of the Core of the Gong, is located next to Wat Xieng Mouane. The sims of the two monasteries share a similar pattern of pillars and facades. There are two Chinese entrance guardians (door gods) at the...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2016

On a quiet street, this Wat has a lovely garden area (with seating) behind the temple and a small "hidden" garden walkway with statues beside the temple (not seen from the street). Finally away from the tourist crowd, we could experience the beautiful spiritual nature...More

Thank WonderfulWorld59
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

This is another one of those temples in Luang Prabang that is often overlooked. I was the only person there and found the place serene and contemplative with it's landscaped gardens and statues.

Thank macedonboy
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

If you are a nature loving person who loves peaceful and tranquil places then you should definitely visit Wat Choumkhong. The gardens are lovely where you can sit in peace and relaxation. The garden is filled with statues of Buddha. It’s a great place to...More

Thank JBmorg
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Reviewed 20 July 2013

so many wats. If your into temple hoppin (which i am until the temples all start to look the same) then come for a look - i mean, why not, your in laung prabang, may as well see everything there is to see . But...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2013

Luang Prabang is rich with ancient and beautiful temples. Among all the temples, we really enjoyed the Wat ChoumKhong. This temple is the perfect place to experience a state of zen-like peace and tranquil. It has a nice but simple garden with golden statues of...More

Thank Anjan M
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