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Wat Sensoukaram, Luang Prabang

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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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  • We visited the Royal Palace with our guide who speaks Italian la cosa makes it much more interesting to hear the story I read it in English-language posters.
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  • Wat Sensoukaram was one of a nice row of temples along one of the main roads, opposite coffee shops, so lovely to look at whilst relaxing, if feeling a bit hot from too much walking around. This Wat h...  more »
  • Small and beautiful, loved the carvings and of course the Buddha. Unusually the monks approached us to speak English which made this experience much better than visiting the other temples. One of the ...  more »
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  • Very nice Salon that offers plenty of rest. Little tourists visited very idyllic.
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  • Very sumptuous Temple. But it is a temple... :-)
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  • As another measure to which I must attend. When arriving in the capital, some monks at this temple has a unique stand with big guys. Don't miss the decisive moment.
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  • You can see monks training and evening.
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  • The monks enter the waiting point. Lots of good merit.
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