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Timings : 6 AM to 6 PM

Time Required : 1 hour

Entry Fee : Free entry

Wat Luang, Pakse Overview

Wat Luang is one of the biggest Buddhist temples located in the city of Pakse in Laos. It is home to many Chedis, which consists of ashes of the royal family and important political leaders of the country. Situated on the banks of River Se Don, the temple also functions as an institution for monks. It is worth visiting Wat Luang to enjoy some stunning views around sunset and to know about Buddhist institutions, beautiful murals and rare artefacts.

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Best time to visit

The best time to visit Wat Luang is in the early morning or late afternoon when the weather is pleasant. Also, you can enjoy some spectacular views of sunrise and sunset during these times.

Wat Luang History, Architecture & Significance

Wat Luang was constructed in 1935. It was established mainly as an institution for Buddhist monks, who can choose from several courses. There is a residential complex near the temple where monks live. The temple houses a large library, which has a good collection of ancient Buddhist scripts. The Sim or the congregation hall of the temple consists of a large golden Buddha image, and the walls house many lovely paintings depicting Buddha's life.

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