Wat Sensoukharam, Luang Prabang

A visit to Wat Sensoukharam 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 Sensoukharam on your trip to Luang Prabang, use our Luang Prabang online day trip planner.
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  • Actually, I visited this Wat in the evening, in the dark. It was lovely. Everything was softly lit so you could look carefully and at leisure at the lovely carvings and applied decoration. There is a....  more »
  • This was my favorite temple in Luang Prabang. A great photo op in the early morning, when the temple is not very crowded.  more »
  • Picturesque Wat and standing Buddha highlight this temple near Wat Xieng Thong...on main road. Worth a few pics and short shop when traipsing thru Old Town LP.  more »
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  • Beautiful and ancient architecture building in Lao. Interested for visiting
  • Located in the heart of the heritage enclave, a beautiful temple worth visit.
  • Beautiful temple with open spaces and a number of smaller building and vertical good pillars Good for photos at the end ofbth day!
  • Eye-catching Buddhist temple with its colorful and ornate facade. Best of all, no admission fee.
  • 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

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