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Vientiane

Vientiane

 

Vientiane
Located on the north-eastern bank of Mekong River, Vientiane capital is the largest city of Laos. Vientiane offers tourists the massive gilded stupa - Pha Tha Luang – a symbol of Laos, crumbling French colonial mansions, streets lined with green trees and steaming noodle stalls. Spending a few days to explore Vientiane with tourist sites, enjoy traditional food and Beer Lao at sunset by the river, surely you will get different travel experience. 
 
buddha park in Vientianea. Buddha Park
Buddha Park is a sculpture park located 25 km southeast from Vientiane. The park contains numerous religious images with over 200 Hindu and Buddhist statues that scattered around a meadow. 
 






b. National museum
Lao National museum is located in a French colonial building, which built in 1925. The museum owns exhibits of ancient Lao history and culture.
 






c. Temple Wat Sisaket
Built between 1819 and 1824, Wat Sisaket is the oldest surviving monastery as well as one of the most important temples in Laos. The temple is home of over 5,000 Buddha statues in various sizes and postures.
 





d. Temple Wat Prakeo
Wat Ho Prakeo was built in 1565 as a chapel on the area of royal palace and as a home of Emerald Buddha after it was taken from northern Thailand. Now the Emerald Buddha is in Bangkok's Grand Palace. However, Wat Ho Prakeo is still well worth a visit with carved wooden features, numerous Khmer stone carvings and Buddha statues.
 





e. Pha That Luang Stupa
Pha That Luang - the 45m gold-covered Buddhist stupa is the largest and most important national monument in Laos. It is a symbol of both the Buddhist religion as well as Lao sovereignty.
 






patuxai vientiane laosf. Patuxay Monument
Located in the heart of Vientiane capital, Patuxay is well-known as a war monument dedicated to those who sacrificed for national independence from France. Its design is inspired by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Nowadays, tourists can enjoy the panorama view of Vientiane ạt the top of Patuxay Monument.
 

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