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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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  • Stopped over in Laos whilst there had to visit The Golden Buddha, what a beautiful plave to visit, the Temple is breathe taking and so is the Golden Buddha. If you like visiting Temples you need to ad...  more »
  • We took a tuktuk from town to the base of the hill on the other side of the Mekong. The first part up the hull is easy (staircase), but the second part was very slippery. The wooden staircase is not r...  more »
  • The temple complex is nicely done. But that's why one does not have to. The view is so beautiful, it's really worth.
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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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