A statue of Buddha in Wat Mai. Exquisite artwork in Wat Mai.

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Wat Mai, Luang Prabang Overview

Wat Mai, a temple inaugurated in the 18th century. It took more than 70 years to build, and was once home to the Supreme Patriarch of Lao Buddhism.

It is one of the most decorated temple in Luang Prabang. It was built in the 18th century and it is located near Royal Palace museum. The monastery has special significance for a number of reasons. It served as a temple for the royal family and long has been the residence of the Pra Sangkharat. Its five-tiered roof is a most magnificent sight. Its expanse is readily viewed from the adjoining elevated sidewalk on Thanon Sisavangvong.

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