Wat Xieng Thong234 Votes Currently Open
- Address: Khem Khong, Luang Prabang, Laos
- Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +92-3003728669
- Ticket Price: 3 USD
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
Wat Xieng Thong is a 16th century Buddhist temple complex (Wat) located in the town of Luang Prabang in Laos. There are various structures including shrines, temples and stupas situated inside this complex. Wat Xieng Thong was built by the king Setthathirath and was under the patronage of the royal family of Laos. This temple was used for coronation of the Lao kings till the year 1975. Some of the things that you will find in this complex; a mosaic called The Tree of Life which comprises of intricately places semi-precious stones, a funeral carriage that is 12 meters high, the Sim, which is the holiest building in the complex and Red Chapel where you will find a reclining Buddha. Walk through this temple complex and let the stunning architectures captivate you. You can also spend some time meditating here.
Wat Xieng Thong Travel Tips
- Maintain silence once inside the temple complex as you will find many monks praying and mediating.
How to Reach Wat Xieng Thong
- On foot
- By car
- By tuktuk
- By bike
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36.22% of people who visit Luang Prabang include Wat Xieng Thong in their plan
48.78% of people start their Wat Xieng Thong visit around 08 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Wat Xieng Thong
86.21% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wat Xieng Thong