Haw Phra Kaew

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  • Address: Vientiane Laos having Prefecture, Laos, Vientiane, Laos
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 8189 LAK
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Museums, Family And Kids
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The Ho Pra Keo was built in 1565 as the royal family’s personal chapel. For a brief while in the 18th century, it housed the precious Emerald Buddha that is now housed in the Wat Phra Kaew in Bangkok. The temple has been converted into a museum that exhibits the gilded throne of Laos, wooden carvings, palm-leaf manuscripts, bronze frog drums, Khmer Buddhist stone tablets etc. that form a part of the ancient treasures of Laos. The adjacent gardens are also used for the exhibition. Amongst the items on display here, there is a 2000-year-old stone jar from the Xieng Khouang Plateau. This location was previously the site of the royal palace of Laos.

Haw Phra Kaew Travel Tips

  • Some of the guidebooks refer to this museum as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.

How to Reach Haw Phra Kaew

  • You can hire a taxi/car/jumbo/bicycle to get here.

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  • Haw Phra Kaew Address: Vientiane Laos having Prefecture, Laos, Vientiane, Laos
  • Haw Phra Kaew Timing: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Haw Phra Kaew Price: 8189 LAK
  • Best time to visit Haw Phra Kaew(preferred time): 08:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Time required to visit Haw Phra Kaew: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 12.25% of people who visit Vientiane include Haw Phra Kaew in their plan

  • 65.63% of people start their Haw Phra Kaew visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Haw Phra Kaew

Monday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Haw Phra Kaew

People normally club together Patuxai and Wat Mixai while planning their visit to Haw Phra Kaew.

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

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