Wat Xieng Mouane, Luang Prabang

Wat Xieng Mouane affords visitors a look at an intricately decorated and visually impressive Buddhist temple, its unusual design adorned with paintings reflecting Buddha's life. The monastery dates back to 1879 and runs a UNESCO-funded training program for young monks, teaching woodcarving, painting, and Buddha-casting to help maintain the region's temples. Look out for the structure's notable pillars supporting the front porch area, and be sure to check out the showroom at the site, which displays and sells craft works by the local monks By using our Luang Prabang journey builder , you can arrange your visit to Wat Xieng Mouane and other attractions in Luang Prabang.
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  • Centrally-located in the old city, this temple is magnificent. The intricate gold carvings on the facade have a beautiful patina (a welcome change from many sparkling and gaudy temples in the region) ...  more »
  • The front of this temple is fascinating, all golden and filled with beautiful sculptures. See the evening sun setting, magical!
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  • Smaller than the wat xieng thong, but not to be missed... Beautiful temple... well decorated... Majestic
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  • very peaceful .young monks smiling and working playing and running
  • Great temple with moral to the children monks and peaceful quite area.
  • Wat Xiang Man is just one of a number of very beautiful temples in the central part of Luang Prabang. Well worth making a visit to.
  • The temples are amazing and you can walk around inside of them, where you can see the detailed painting and statues inside. Entry fee is 20,000KIP which isn't too bad.
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