Vat Phonxay

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  • Address: Phu Si Hill, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Located in the town of Luang Prabang along the Mekong River on the Khem Kong Street is an old Buddhist temple called Wat Phonxay Sanasongkham. The temple has a staircase that has a seven-headed gilded nagas and king cobras. There are three main doors to this temple and the walls on the exterior are full of murals and paintings that tell a story. The temple ceiling is beautiful and intricate designs painted in red and white.

Vat Phonxay Travel Tips

  • Look for ‘Remove Shoes’ sign before you enter the temple.
  • Maintain peace and quiet once inside the temple.

How to Reach Vat Phonxay

  • On foot
  • By car
  • By bike
  • By tuktuk

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  • Vat Phonxay Address: Phu Si Hill, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
  • Vat Phonxay Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Vat Phonxay(preferred time): 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Vat Phonxay: 00:30 Mins
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