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Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham

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Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
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This early 19th-century temple was deemed to beautiful to destroy by the...

This early 19th-century temple was deemed to beautiful to destroy by the Chinese Haw.

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beautiful and historic !!

Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham is a important one temple in Luang Prabang, beautiful and historic located beside the main streets Sisavangvong next to the Royal Palace Museum. It the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Sited next to the Royal Place museum it is on the main tourist trail. For us not as pretty as other Temples in the town but still worth the entrance fee. Donating towards the upkeep of these historic buildings is always worth doing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is very important for local culture and religion!!beautiful temple for learn the story of luang prabang!!!!'

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham is a important one temple in Luang Prabang, beautiful and historic located beside the main streets Sisavangvong next to the Royal Palace Museum. It the place for celebration Buddhist in New Years, built in the 18th century, high recommend to visit!! Entry 20,000 Kib / person

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

This temple was less impressive than some others but was close to the palace and on the main street so you cannot miss it. Worth seeing but not the best.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

The wat is quite small but interesting. It is located just besides the Royal Place Museum. You can visit it after touring the big museum.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Another must. Like everything in Laos, it is beautiful. I came home with far too many photos as it was so pretty.

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Tromso, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A small Wat in the city centre. After seeing dozens of Wats, I don't find this one of special interest, but it is ok. 10k kip entrance fee.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

As with most of the temples in Laung Pranang, this one is quite small but because of it's easy access I went and took a few photos.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

It was located in town and donation as entrance fee was encouraged to help in the upkeep of the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This temple is a must for anyone visiting Luang prabang! We thought this was one of the best temples in the whole town.

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