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Wat Si Saket

 
Wat Si Saket Wat Si Saket or Sisaket Temple located in Vientiane is famous for its cloister wall housing thousands of tiny Buddha images and rows with hundreds of seated Buddhas. These images mainly date from the 16th and 19th centuries and come in all sizes and are made from wood, stone and bronze – more than 6,800 Buddhas in total.Wat Siskaket (Wat Sisaketsata Sahatsaham) is Vientiane's oldest surviving monastery. Built by King Anouvong in 1818, the Siamese style perhaps saved it from the destruction that came with the Siamese armies in 1828. It is located near the Presidential Palace. A restoration took place in 1935. The inner sanctuary contains an extensive displays of Buddha images from the 16th to the 19th century--6840 s...
 

Laos

 
Laos Laos is a small landlocked and thinly populated country in the Indochinese peninsula. Laos shares the borders with China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. 70% of the country is thick forest, rivers and mountains. Laos is a country of Hinnayana Buddhism of which Pagodas and towers contribute to make the country charming and attractive to all tourists. Vientiane is the Laotian sunniest and oldest capital located on a bend of the Mekong river, Vientiane is sophisticated with galleries, theaters, nightclubs and shopping sites. Laos is famous for thousands of elephant that inhabit in the tropical thick forests . Adventure tours to visit many Laotian ethnic minorities are highlights of tour packages in Laos....
 

Vientiane

 
Vientiane In spite of its role as the capital of Laos, Vientiane is unbelievably quiet, and a great place to hang out and relax, taking in the laid back atmosphere created by the countrys exceedingly friendly people. War History Across the Mekong River from Nong Khai in Thailand, Vientiane is the capital of the Lao Peoples Democratic Republic (Laos). The warlord Fa Ngum founded the Lan Xang kingdom with Khmer backing in 1353. Its capital in modern-day Luang Prabang was shifted to Wieng Chan (Vientiane) around 1545. Over the centuries, Khmers, Vietnamese, Siamese, Burmese, French and Americans all fought wars on its soil before the communist Pathet Lao takeover in 1975. City of Diversity Today, Vientiane is a peaceful ci...
 

Vang Vieng

 
Vang Vieng Vang Vieng is at the halfway point on the bus ride from Vientiane to Luang Prabang - about 6-8 hours (road and bus conditions permitting) from Luang Prabang. The ride to Vientiane takes about 4 hours. Some touts say the VIP bus (45k Kip+) takes two hours: this is not true. The VIP bus is just a coach and tends to wait until it is full before departing so take the departure time with a pinch of salt. The alternative is the local bus (set price 20k kip) which can be very crowded or a tuk-tuk (20k kip+). There really is no other way to Vang Vieng. Vang Vieng is riddled with such an array of guesthouses, restaurants and shops that it's hard to know what to do on arrival. Just about every shopfront on the main streets o...
 

 

 

 

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