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Wat Phol Phao, Luang Prabang

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A mountaintop temple offers images of Buddhist religion and views of the city, at Wat Phol Phao. This forest meditation retreat offers peaceful surroundings with panoramic views. Built in an octagonal style, the Buddhist temple features interior paintings depicting Buddhist stories. See stone carvings, murals, and statues painted in gold. Because the site is situated uphill, rent a motorbike or a bicycle to avoid a long hike. If you drive, take time to stop at some spots to take in the views and landscape. Using our custom trip planner, Luang Prabang attractions like Wat Phol Phao can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This temple is a bit tricky to find, but well worth your time to locate and visit. I have been here with each of my three visits to Luang Prabang spanning over 20 years. The only draw back to the temp...  more »
  • We had plenty of time to spare so hired a tuk tuk to take us up on the hill. Views were okay but nothing startling. Website and signs said it should have been open, but like a few other people wanderi...  more »
  • Outside of the city temple is noticeable since the Phousi and bridge for mopeds and pedestrians on the Nam Khan or the view is certainly the most beautiful. On-site nothing better, to be included in a trip passing nearby.
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  • Great view. Come from 8am-10am or 130pm-430pm wgen pagoda is open for best viewing
  • When you head to the city from Luang Prabang Airport would not come out, such as the Lonely Planet, but looks bigger on the left is this.
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  • Beautiful guys, but may lack the historical fact that recently completed, but if there is enough time, it is recommended that should you wish to see the afternoon guys will get polarized and then shooting angle, beautiful guys. Oh, here there is no admission fee for me leaving travelers. If the bike is a steep uphill which must be spinning enough, guys.
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  • Nice view
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