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"Visoun temple" Luang Prabang Things to Do Tip by pattayaraj

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Or Wat Visounnarath . This temple was built in 1530 in the reign of King Visunrath. The highlight is That Makmo or Makmo stupa, with the round shaped on the top looking like the half watermelon or makmo in lao language. The consecrated convocation hall or Sim in Lao.Built for housed "Prabang Buddha image" The building 's in Tai Lue or SipSongPanna style. The door panels're wood carving and gilded, depicted of Siva , Vishnu , Brahma and Indra god in Xieng Khuang style. Inside the sim ,collected many art objects brought from other temples in Luang Prabang .
Open: 7.00am-5.30pm

Address: Visounnarath rd.
Directions: Southeast of Luang Prabang

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 4, 2006
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