Wat Xieng Mouane

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  • Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids, Architecture

Wat Xieng Mouane, a temple complex situated in the centre of the town, is very soothing, pristine and peaceful experience. Situated in the neighbourhood of the Royal Palace, the complex’s main temple, the Sim, displays stunning gold architecture. One of the building inside the complex house a school for monks where they are taught on how to preserve and maintain the temples around the city. They are also taught sculpture, painting and moulding. You can just spend some time sitting here observing the monks go about with their daily routine.

Wat Xieng Mouane Travel Tips

  • Maintain quiet inside the temple complex as many monks are praying/meditating.

How to Reach Wat Xieng Mouane

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

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  • Wat Xieng Mouane Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
  • Wat Xieng Mouane Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Wat Xieng Mouane(preferred time): 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Wat Xieng Mouane: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 14.09% of people who visit Luang Prabang include Wat Xieng Mouane in their plan

  • 43.75% of people start their Wat Xieng Mouane visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Wat Xieng Mouane

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

62.07% of people prefer walking in order to reach Wat Xieng Mouane

People normally club together Wat Sen and Mount Phousi while planning their visit to Wat Xieng Mouane.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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