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Wat Sensoukaram, Luang Prabang

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#4 of 17 in Historic Sites in Luang Prabang
Religious Site Tourist Spot
A visit to Wat Sensoukaram allows you to experience traditional Buddhist rituals firsthand. Enter the temple, completed in 1718 and built with 100,000 rocks collected from the Mekong River. Inside, admire the crimson walls decorated with gold. In the afternoon, a local crowd gathers here to witness the chanting of the monks, something that attracts numerous visitors daily. A visit to Wat Sensoukaram represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Luang Prabang tour planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The golden arch and architecture will make you speechless and be fall in love by its charming. It is Very beautiful and Majestic architecture and you will feel that you are luck to see the Novices' ac...  more »
  • The Temple of saccharin. So went the evening of children monks, monks? During the chanting. There were quite a number of people. Narrowboats on the yard I don't really know.
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  • Proving to be one of the prettier temples in Luang Prabang, spend at least 30 minutes to an hour exploring the temple and its surroundings.  more »
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  • Bit secluded.
  • Worth to spend a little time for religion architecture lover. Place not big, few structure, can be done less than 30min.
  • Old and beautyful.
  • Luang Prabang has not come to the temple, no know what to watch, because here in this regard.
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  • When I was young I was a novice is Chiesa Temple. Rama villas, this toilet.
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Although accommodations in Luang Prabang can be pricier than elsewhere in the country, the city boasts a wide variety of options for overnight stays, ranging from budget backpacker hostels to luxury heritage hotels. You can find a plethora of boutique guesthouses in Luang Prabang, from family-run places to mid-range and upscale establishments situated in colonial-era villas.
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