Top Historical Places in Luang Prabang

Are you looking to explore the history of Luang Prabang through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Luang Prabang including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Luang Prabang. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Luang Prabang ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Luang Prabang, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Luang Prabang for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Luang Prabang with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Royal Palace Museum

    Museum, Palace, Architecture

    The Royal Palace, officially known as Haw Kham, was built in the year 1904 and was the royal residence of the kings and queens of Laos. However, in the year 1975, monarchy was overthrown in Laos and since then, this place has been converted into a museum. The architecture is a blend of traditional Lao motifs and French Beaux Arts styles. Some of the buildings in the royal campus, apart from the...Read more
  2. Monument Of President Souphanouvong Image


    This monument is dedicated to President Souphanouvong who was born in Luang Prabng in the early 20th century. He, along with his two brothers Prince Souvanna Phouma and Prince Boun Oum of Champasak were called the “Three Princes”. President Souphanouvong, also called the Red Prince, was one of the favourites of the people of Laos as he fought against the Americans and the King. The ...Read more
  3. Kaysone Phomvihane Monument


    Kaysone Phomvihane was a public figure and Lao People's Revolutionary Party’s leader for over four decades. He was also the Prime Minister (1975 to 1991) and the President (1991 to 1992) of the Lao People's Democratic Republic. The President Kaysorn Phomvihane Monument was built in honour of this great revolutionary man who was one of the most prominent leaders of the country of Laos. Thi...Read more