Wat Sensoukaram, Luang Prabang

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#4 of 17 in Historic Sites in Luang Prabang
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. To visit Wat Sensoukaram on your trip to Luang Prabang, use our Luang Prabang online day trip planner .
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  • Also called the red temple , this Thái style temple is famous because of its red ruby facade . Built in 1718 and called after the donator .  more »
  • Produced a positive vpechatlennie. Beautiful, quiet, monks, few tourists. Beauty! Recommend to visit.
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  • Depending on how many temples you have already visited, this one is worth only a cursory look as it is free to walk around.  more »
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  • One of the many beautiful temples in luang Prabang
  • 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.
  • some of the free and best preserved temples. It has great variety of monuments to visit
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