Plain of Jars, Phonsavan

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See the mysterious megaliths of Plain of Jars, scattered with thousands of massive stone containers. Of unknown ancient origin, the jars range from 1 to 3 meters in height (3 to 10 feet). Over 90 clusters of these puzzling objects exist across this part of the country. Since the area was carpet-bombed by the American forces, only a few of the archaeological sites have been cleared from unexploded bombs and can be safely visited. Put Plain of Jars on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Phonsavan tour planner .
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  • Many oldest jars ever seen and it's the largest . the weather is very nice. have to buy ticket before visiting , Prices: 10.000 kip.  more »
  • We spent such an amazing day exploring these sites! The fact that it isn’t a UNESCO heritage site yet is baffling. I would highly suggest taking a tour with Kong from the Kongkeo Guesthouse. He was wa...  more »
  • This place guard still traces of many bomb craters. II still several hundreds of jars, old funerary urns more of 2000 years. The site is beautiful; We were there in the dark and it was a very special atmosphere.
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  • Certainly a historic site that demonstrates something deemed very important by an ancient society... Specifically what this was is not fully understood. The bombing of this area adds another facet to it's historical significance
  • Nice place to enjoy a quiet time. I found it terrible that the place is left as a garbage when it's a protected area with an entry fee.
  • The busiest and largest site. Although it's very good, making the effort to go to site 2 and 3 is worth it.
  • Very interesting place to visit. Lots of jars & some bomb craters. It's on a plateau. It was very windy the day I went there.
  • Interesting archological site. #1 is the largest but 2 and 3 are set in nice surrounding and are worth visiting

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