Wat Xieng Thong ວັດຊຽງທອງ

There are a lot of temples in Luang Prabang to check out but with our dwindling time I only had time to visit one, so I picked the one our local guide and CEO both suggested. Wat Xieng Thong opened in 1560 and during the monarchy times of Laos this temple is where the crowing ceremonies took place. All over the temple grounds, carved into ceilings and doors and on mosaic covered walls are stories and laws of Buddhism. They’re beautiful and intricate and the temple is peaceful to visit and wander about. It’s 20,000 kip to enter and off a side street from the main road.

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