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Phu Salao, Golden Buddha, Pakse
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Perched high on Salao Hill, the impressive Phu Salao, Golden Buddha surveys the panoramic landscape of the region. Part of Phu Salao Buddhist temple complex, the summit can be reached by ascending a multitude of steep steps (note that these are poorly maintained) for the more athletic travelers, or by a road that winds around the hill to the site. Look out for other small golden Buddha statues, neatly arranged nearby. Consider heading up to watch the sunset over Pakse from this spot, and be sure to bring your camera along. Put Phu Salao, Golden Buddha and other Pakse attractions into our Pakse family vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • See and especially get behind this golden buddha, to discover a magnificent temple. feel free to go and talk to the monk. In Exchange for a small donation, he will bless you
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  • the walk over the bridge and up the steps is not that bad - took about 30 minutes, after the concrete steps the wooden steps are sometimes missing but you can use the ground next to it so not difficul...  more »
  • Beautiful apnorama on the city and the Mekong, "collection" of Buddhas dores on one of the flanks of the mountain
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  • The most beautyful place,can see view of Pakse from this area
  • Great views from here! So many flights of stairs, be ready for a workout.
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  • The temple is very beautiful
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