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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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  • One of many temples in the street, one can become weary of viewing them all, however, this one did not charge entrance mearly requested a donation towards upkeep. There is an impressive buddah housed ...  more »
  • I also visited this temple at noon time. It was gorgeous to see the reflection of sunlight on the golden patterns. OW! Amazing! 
  • This place is breathtaking, and the novice monks are incredibly friendly. They will approach you to practice their English. I highly recommend visiting mid-morning (around 10:00). 
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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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