Wat Sensoukaram, 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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  • The name Wat Sene Souk Haram means literally "Temple of a 100 000 treasures". Actually this temple is one of the most beautiful temples here, painting of an ochre colour and glittering with gold. This...  more »
  • Beautiful crimson facade with gold stenciling, best seen when the sunlight illuminates the gilded roof and walls.  more »
  • The complex is one of many and is located right next to Wat Mai. Also, this plant is used still active. She has an impressive Buddha images, otherwise it is but not out. A visit must be not necessarily, does not harm but also.
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  • Eye-catching Buddhist temple with its colorful and ornate facade. Best of all, no admission fee.
  • A beautiful wat and the monks here come out each morning at dawn to take part in the alms ceremony. A traditional and humbling ceremony which is clearly still hailed as sacred amongst the local community. Sadly this is spoilt by ignorant tourists who fail to respect boundary's. The local community and the monks don't mind pictures, but getting all up in their face and in their way is frowned down upon, heavily. Watch and respect the customs from afar.
  • Quiet and peaceful temple. Interesting event to witness monks from this temple gathered in a straight line to collect alms along the street every morning
  • The most beautiful temple in town. And you don't need to pay entrance fee.
  • Bit secluded. Eerily glowing at night time due to greenish lighting of the premises.
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