Wat Mahathat, Luang Prabang

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  • Another gem of the temple architecture is Luang Prabang. Little visited, but one of the most beautiful. Of course it was. But how subtly and brightly made. It is a pity that we could not enter the temple. The doors are closed. Founded by King seem Settityrharata (ruler of Chiang Mai) in 1548, he and the stupa that stands behind a bright, toy temple erected. The influence of northern Thailand can be seen in golden umbrellas at the top of the stupa and in many other places of the temple. The wide staircase and the entrance from the street of Tannon Chao Fa Ngum and its silvery seven-head naga-snake are beautiful. The temple in the traditional style of Luang Prabang was rebuilt in 1910, later works on it (since 1991) have created the most attractive and decorated façade with decorated columns with rosettes with interesting relief frescos.
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  • Wat it like not many visitor or very central location in the city of Luang Prabang ... maybe too much surrounding wat? There is a painting (murals) are very beautiful but, worth checking out ...
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  • Another lovely wat in Luang Prabang. Set in lovely serene grounds, the intricate gold gilt make this place beautiful.  more »
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  • After you have five or six temples it is more difficult to become excited. Again this temple was very ornate and a pleasant place to visit and walk around. The temple ground were quite large and it was nice to see some monks in attendance.
  • Very beautiful temple in the center of Luang Prabang, strangely enough no other visitors here, very quiet and peaceful...check out the murals here, very impressive!
  • This Wat has a fairly large compound and located right in town. Like many Wats here multiple-head dragon in silver can be seen at the main walkway and at the entrance. The building is lavishly decorated.
  • Nice peaceful old temple with hardly any tourists
  • Nice temple and less tourist
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